I was brought up to love reading. This image pretty much captures it for me The image is from Burning Pages, which is based in Colorado. You can read about them here … [Read more...] about On Reading
I'll be doing several longhaul flights over the next few months, which was one of the reasons why I got a Kindle. I like reading on planes (when I'm not sleeping), but there isn't much space in the seat pockets for anything more than a Penguin paperback. Lugging the Steve Jobs biography back and forth across the Atlantic in December was "fun". Next month I'm heading to … [Read more...] about Good Reads For Long Flights?
I'm not sure exactly when the site opened its doors, but Amazon Italia is now open for business. It may not carry the full range of products that the UK or US site carry, but it does carry a good selection of titles.Some of the features that I would use don't seem to be available at present, so there's no way, for example, to setup a wishlist.I guess these and other features … [Read more...] about Amazon Italia Now Live!
Richard O'Connor, aka "Grandad", got a book deal about a year ago with Mercier press and the book itself will be out in the new year. When exactly I don't honestly know, but it's already available for pre-order on Amazon.The cover image isn't available on Amazon at the moment, but Grandad posted it the other day, so here it is (I'm saving on his bandwidth bills by stealing a … [Read more...] about More Dead Trees Courtesy of Grandad
Image via WikipediaPenguin are giving away books - the only catch being you have to write a review of the book you get within 6 weeks of receiving it.More info on their special holiday reading site … [Read more...] about Free Books Courtesy of Penguin