Barnes & Noble: How Can We Miss You, If You Won't Go Away?
Barnes & Noble has not had a very good year. They've foisted a lot of corporate dirty laundry on us, they've put together a Christmas gift list bereft of actual books, they're making unforced errors like this, and they're fueling speculation of an acquisition led by you-know-who. At the same time, they've come out with a brand new Nook, and they're experimenting actively with new concept stores. To their credit, they're not going down without a fight. One of the persistent to