Amazon issues new update for the Kindle Paperwhite 3

The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3 has not received a firmware update since December, while all of the other recent models got plenty of new features, enhancements and bug fixes. It was heavily rumored that Amazon was discontinuing this model and no longer supporting it, but they wrote into Good e-Reader and said it was not …

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Will E-books Make Real Books Disappear?

In the modern era of technology, we can barely imagine our day-to-day activities without electronic devices. Devices with Internet access have become the source of information, entertainment, and even work, making remote jobs more and more popular. The latter is especially important now because of the governments’ preventive measures in the context of the COVID-19 …

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Powell’s Books will stop selling books on Amazon

Powell’s Books is one of the most iconic indie bookstores in Portland and many people in the United States place orders with them online. They have announced they will no longer be selling their books on Amazon. In a statement, the owner Emily Powell said “No one goes into the book business expecting an easy …

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Avalue and E INK partner for white labeled Sony DPT-RP1 solution

E INK has announced that they have got their hands on a white labeled version of the Sony Digital Paper DPT-Rp1 and have partnered with Avalue. These two Taiwanese companies will not only sell the units, but also provide software enhancements and technical assistance. This is because it is running Android, so it is quite …

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Chaturanga | Anand Neelakantan | Book Review

PLOT: 4.5/5 CHARACTERS: 5/5 WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 CLIMAX: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT: 4.5/5 My Musings It was while researching for a video on the latest Indian book releases of 2020 that I came across the book ‘Chaturanga’. A lot of reader friends had recommended The Rise of Sivagami (Bahubali: Before the Beginning Book 1) to me and …

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“The Discomfort of Evening” by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld [#WITMonth]

In an amazing coincidence, we were already planning on running this excerpt from The Discomfort of Evening today as part of our Women in Translation Month coverage, and lo and behold, the book just happened to win the International Man Booker this morning! Congrats to Marieke Lucas Rijneveld and Michele Hutchison, and to Graywolf and Faber …

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Remarkable 2 delayed by another couple of weeks

The first batch of the Remarkable 2 was delayed by a couple of months and people were getting excited that pre-orders placed in April and early May were finally going to ship out soon. Remarkable has confirmed with Good e-Reader that the device has been delayed again, but only by a couple of weeks. Remarkable …

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14 books with thought-provoking structures

My love for page-turning literary fiction is well-documented. I also adore a quiet, character-driven novel and the escape of feel-good fiction. But there’s a special—and particularly nerdy—place on my shelf for books where the author has done something unusual with the narrative structure. Books with interesting structures give the reader an extra layer to unravel …

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