We often hear about ebooks mentioned as opposed to paper books, as if the two were mutually exclusive. But false dichotomies are so limiting, don't you think? Why pit one against the other? Isn't reading the important thing, no matter how you do it? Can't we love both paper books and our ebook reader? Hashtag LoveIsLove! … Continue reading Paper vs. Ebooks: can’t it be both?
This week, ebooks turned 46! Hard to believe they've been around so long, but it's true: on July 4th, 1971, Michael S. Hart created the very first ebook by typing out the United States Declaration of Independence into his computer. That was the start of something huge: Hart went on to found Project Gutenberg, to make … Continue reading Happy birthday, ebooks! And eternal gratitute to Michael S. Hart
What a brilliant idea! On the MobileRead forums, author M. David Blake is holding a (first ever?) "autographed ebook" all-digital book signing event! Best of all, it's free! Get your own personalized ebook, available in epub and mobipocket formats. Details here.