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Old 10-15-2011, 11:29 AM
 
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Strangely, it has become commonplace to have your Kindle signed. The New York Times even wrote a piece on it! Http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/15/bu.../15kindle.html I want to like the Kindle, but it just hasn't worked out for me as a reader who flips back to reread plot details frequently. :/
Kindle's not very good for non-fiction books, which often contain graphs, illustrations, maps, and photos--all of which are rendered too tiny to read and the process of magnifying them is too clunky.

Plus, navigating to each of them constantly is a pain on a kindle.

Even reading plain text on a Kindle is annoying.

I'm still buying hardcover books and always will.

I guess if gothic novels are all someone reads, then a Kindle is good enough.
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Old 10-15-2011, 02:03 PM
 
Location: Bangor Maine
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I was thinking of getting one when I saw the price on the basic one dropped to $79 but think I won't now as I like to flip back too not just in non-fiction. I'll use the $79 for a nice dinner out.
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