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The Kindle

A few words about my Kindle, a birthday present that I've now had a little over a week to explore, and some recent reading.

The display is wonderful, clean, crisp and easy to read. I don't even need to take advantage of the larger text sizes, the default is fine. What I like most is the length of each line and the spacing of the text. It is ideal for reading quickly, each line the perfect length to take in at one time, and the spacing between lines is perfect for my tastes. And having the dictionary built in removes the temptation to guess at the meaning of words you're not sure of.

The number of available books is something over 140,000 which is good, but not as good as it sounds. There are a number of books I'd like to own in the Kindle format that are still not available. Bestsellers are commonly available at $9.99, while the classics of literature are often available for a dollar or two. And there are the sites that have free downloads of books out of copyright. Many Books and Feed Books are two good ones.

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