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Out with the Hotel Bible, in with a Kindle

Guests at a British luxury hotel may be surprised they won’t find a Gideons Bible waiting for them within their bedside nightstand, but probably not as surprised...

Relax. Read. Repeat.

More Than Words BRIGHTEN YOUR BEACH READS WITH E-BOOK EXTRAS Don't look now, but there's a second e-book revolution going on. The first one, which arrived back...

The Mile-High Book Club

1. Pack your Kindle. It's cheaper, smaller, simpler and lighter, with better battery life, than the iPad. "The iPad 2 is a great device, but it's only an average...

Amazon Pulls 5,000 Books From Kindle Store

In a move that signifies Amazon’s determination to tighten its reign over the high stakes e-book market, the retailer removed a staggering 5,000 titles from its...

Can the Kindle Save Anna Karenina?

Last week, prize-winning novelist and occasional bomb-thrower Jonathan Franzen dismissed e-books as lacking a “sense of permanence.” Aside from the fact that...

Amazon Makes Like a Publisher With Kindle Singles

In January, Amazon.com, the world’s largest online bookseller, launched its Kindle Singles sales campaign. The mini-eBooks were specifically designed for the...

Your Best E-Reader May Be No E-Reader

I have a lifelong friend — let's call her Mom — who used to sneer at the very notion of e-books. Then she got an Amazon.com Kindle as a gift and sheepishly...