‘Real Books’ Are Great, Except in Your Luggage
Story in the New York Times.
FOR someone who is both technologically adventurous and an avid reader, this may be the perfect holiday season.
The Kindle e-reader from Amazon weighs less than a hardcover, and you can cuddle with it.
You might never have found yourself thinking, You know, this book doesn’t have enough buttons. Even so, the ability to buy any of tens of thousands of volumes virtually instantly, and to carry hundreds of volumes in your briefcase or carry-on bag, might be enough to attract you, or someone on your gift list, to the newest gadget this time of year: a wireless electronic book.
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