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A fine, fine spine design

June 12, 2015 // 1 Comment

Apropos of the discussion about e-books and spines a few days ago, this post on imgur.com displays a hardcover book spine design that’s nothing short of brilliant. The book [...]

The early history of e-books

March 13, 2014 // 5 Comments

The Guardian has taken a look back at early e-books, trying to determine when they began. One example the article points out is a novel called Host, published as a publicity [...]

Refurbished Nook Simple Touch: $40 on eBay

September 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

If you’re looking for a good cheap e-reader, an eBay seller is running a $40 with free shipping special on refurbished Nook Simple Touch units. This is B&N’s 2011 [...]

The 5 Steps of Intelligent Proofreading

December 21, 2012 // 3 Comments

Over the years I’ve scanned and OCR’ed many printed books into electronic form for Gutenberg Australia—most of the Edgar Wallace collection there is my work, for [...]
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