In Monday’s issue of the magazine, there’s a piece on how B&N is looking for the right print/digital balance; a story on the vast licensing empire surrounding the Dummies brand; and a look at Seven Stories’ forthcoming “There Are Things I Want You to Know” About Stieg Larsson and Me by the author’s longtime companion. Our international coverage includes a piece on the worldwide launch of the final book in Jean Auel’s Earth’s Children series and international bestseller lists. In Retailing, an article on a world with fewer Borders finds a downsized chain doesn’t necessarily mean a windfall for indies. A feature on travel guides features a Why I Write essay by Rick Steves. In children’s, a new novel, Between Shades of Gray, reveals a hidden chapter in WWII history. There is a profile of James Carroll, author of Jerusalem, Jerusalem; a boxed review of The Bayou Trilogy: Under the Bright Lights, Muscle for the Wing, The Ones You Do by David Woodrell; and a Q&A with Arthur Phillips, author of The Tragedy of Arthur. On the Soapbox page, Terrill Lee Lankford explains why he walked away from a publishing deal.