Friday, April 25, 2008

That Book Costs How Much?

That Book Costs How Much?
Published: April 25, 2008

Colleges and universities will need to embrace new methods of textbook development and distribution if they want to rein in runaway costs.

...for the full article use this link.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Amazon offers [TBB] at a 28% discount.

Elementary Real Analysis: Second Edition (2008) by
Brian S. Thomson, Judith B. Bruckner, Andrew M. Bruckner
(Paperback - April 7, 2008)
Buy new: List price $33.95. Amazon discount price: $24.40
Get it by Tuesday, April 22 if you order in the next 49 hours and choose one-day shipping.
Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping.

Anyone know how Amazon decides on such things? Is there some algorithm they use that every now and then pops out a discount on one of their listings? Are they partial to mathematics students and just want to offer cheaper books for them? [Not likely, my Marcel-Dekker book is listed at about the same price as a Mouton Rothschild.]

Monday, April 14, 2008

[TBB] - fat and not so fat!

The full version of [TBB] Elementary Real Analysis, Thomson-Bruckner^2
pp. 684, is available (as the last post indicates) on both E-Store and Amazon.

Some users may prefer the smaller versions.

Volume One is a nice handy size at 408 pages and can be ordered too
[HERE]. It includes Chapters 1-8 and is suitable for about two semesters of undergraduate real analysis. Volume Two is available [HERE] and includes Chapters 9-13, with 290 pages.

As always you may simply download a FREE PDF file containing all of the [TBB] material in an form optimized for on-screen viewing by visiting our
web site.

Friday, April 11, 2008

[TBB] paperback version now available.

The second edition of our text, [TBB] Elementary Real Analysis (Thomson/Bruckner/Bruckner)
is now available as a trade paperback. For ordering information through E-store or please go to our web site:

This is actually a pretty large paperback (7" x 10" x 1.7"). If you are a student having to carry it around between classes you might prefer to wait for the split version (Volumes I and II) that will be up shortly.

If you are on a budget... Well remember that all of our titles are there as FREE PDF files in a version optimized for on-screen viewing.

[BBT] Real Analysis, Second Edition (that's the graduate level textbook) can be downloaded now too, and will be available as a trade paperback in Summer 2008.