July 27th, 2009
You’re all in luck. Today’s issue of The New Yorker features a very fine article by the excellent writer Nicholson Baker on the Amazon Kindle. Titled “A New Page: Can the Kindle Really Improve on the Book?”, this article is certainly the best-written I’ve seen yet on this overly- and endlessly-discussed subject, as well as…
February 17th, 2009
The Kindle 2 was indeed unveiled on February 9th as “rumored.” (What do you call a supposed rumor that everyone already knows? A “deliberate leak” perhaps.) Ship date is February 24th, just in time for those who forgot to buy chocolates and roses on Valentine’s Day. Kindle lovers everywhere are thrilled; the skeptics remains skeptical….