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My Kindle

I finally decided to get a Kindle. Been playing with the idea for a while, but hesitated out of love and prejudice. Love to handle my books, like their smell and touch, don't mind falling asleep with one on my chest. And I am possessive, my copy of Yeats is mine, and if someone gives me another, I can't find anything. You know the problem. And yet, I can have all of Shakespeare, Aristotle, Lincoln, and the Bible for about ten bucks total (!) forever at my beck and call (never mind subscribing to newspapers, buying new books for circa ten bucks apiece). Anyway, got it yesterday, played with all evening and I like it. Read the WaPo and the WSJ in Clarence this morning while smoking. One of the first things I read on the Kindle (which you can dog-ear) is Yeats' For Anne Gregory.
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You're clearly going over to the dark side..............

Dan: No.

I like the idea of having a ton of material in a small space, but I recently got all my college books put together on shelves and I just like the look. Does reading on that hurt your eyes at all, I'm not sure if they have a backlight?

I think it would be great if you travel a lot--particularly now with all the limits on carry on baggage and weight limits on the check-on baggage. I always cut it close because of books . . .

I look forward to the day when elementary schools finally get a clue and either put their textbooks on-line (I think some actually do do this) or give the kids a kindle. My shoulders hurt just watching those kids with their overloaded backpacks and the wheeled kind scratch my floors . . .

Does your Kindle talk?

Read the WaPo and the WSJ in Clarence this morning while smoking

Let's play "how many politically incorrect statements are in that sentence!"

You are the man.

John

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