The 2010 Books for a Better Life Award Winners

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

By Chris Artis On the evening of February 22, the 14th annual Books for a Better Life Awards were announced at a ceremony held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York. Each year, the Southern New York Chapter of the National MS Society recognizes the best self-improvement books of the year, and to date the Books for a Better …

German Booksellers Optimistic, Shun Self Help

In German Buch News by Siobhan O'Leary

By Siobhan O’Leary German book retailers are a lot more optimistic at the start of 2010 than they were a year ago. According to a survey conducted by buchreport, only 30% of booksellers are skeptical about their prospects for this year (compared to around 50% who anticipated a decline in business last year). However, publishers of non-fiction and particularly self-help …