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Book/Kindle Update, 3

February 14, 2010 Leave a comment

On New Year’s Day, I wrote a post about a book I had just finished reading, William Langewiesche’s Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the Miracle on the Hudson. I also took the opportunity to discuss, again, my experience with the Kindle, as well as mentioning yet again the two books I had been eager to read for months, which I anticipated reading next, Liaquat Ahamed’s Lords of Finance, The Bankers Who Broke the World and Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall.

In the following days, I began to read Lords of Finance, describing a few days later how I was alternating between reading the physical version and the Kindle version, depending on whether I was sitting up during the day or lying in bed at night, and wishing there were a way for the Kindle to know where I was in the physical book so it could jump ahead as needed.

Five weeks later, I regret to report that my reading of Lords of Finance stalled. Not because of lack of interest. I was thoroughly enjoying the book, and learning a lot about pre-depression economic issues in Europe and the US. Read more…

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