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Cheap textbooks? Look no further

Vast numbers of college students are heading back to class in the next couple weeks, and the annual chore of buying textbooks has begun. The average amount a student spends on textbooks each year has been quoted at $900 and more. But you are not average are you, you wont spend that much because you […]

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AbeBooks’ Textbook sale: Save 10% from TextbooksRus

Getting ready to head back to school? Need a deal on a used textbook? To help you out, TextbooksRus – a leading provider of low-priced textbooks – has reduced the prices of its books for sale on AbeBooks by 10% until February 1. To find discounted books just search TextbooksRus’ books. Please note: Prices shown […]

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Textbook sale: Better World Books cuts its prices by 10%

Our friends at Better World Books have slashed the prices of their textbooks for sale on AbeBooks by 10%….just in time for the spring semester. Better World are one of America’s biggest online sellers of used textbooks and have a deep, deep selection. If you are heading back to college or university, or need books […]

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Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food Causes Campus Debate

Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food is causing great debate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Textbook poetry – AbeBooks’ camcorder contest hots up

AbeBooks.com is currently running a textbook poetry contest with a super sexy high definition camcorder up for grabs. After just a week, we have received many entries – we’ll be posting selection of the poems at regular intervals. Thanks to everyone who has entered so far. I’m impressed – North America’s students are making a […]

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Write some textbook poetry & win a Flip MinoHD Camcorder

Calling all penniless, broke and skint students! It’s back-to-school season again and that means textbook shopping. Just for you student types, AbeBooks has a brand new contest to give away a super sexy Flip MinoHD Camcorder – the world’s smallest high definition camcorder apparently. And all you have to do to enter is write some […]

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How Not to Make Money From Used Textbooks

Two students arrested for selling stolen textbooks.

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From Slavery to Freedom Author Dies at 94

U.S. historian, John Hope Franklin, considered one of the greatest chroniclers of the African-American experience, died Wednesday, March 25 at the age of 94.

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Studying Harry Potter

Reported today on news.scotsman.com: JK works her magic on Harry Potter students STUDENTS at an American university studying the work of Edinburgh author JK Rowling have been split up into the four Hogwarts’ houses due to the popularity of the course. The class, focused on discussing the marketing and cultural significance of the best-selling Harry […]

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Find cheap textbooks

I spent part of yesterday researching textbooks for AbeBooks.com and I know this was naive of me but I’m still shocked at how the price of college textbooks keeps increasing. Let’s take Marketing Management by Philip Kotler – a key business studies textbook and one of AbeBooks’ bestselling textbooks every year. This book is now […]

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