May 3, 2018
Traveler, teller of tales, reviewer of eReaders
Interview starts at 15:25 and ends at 41:53
“To be honest, I haven’t met one person outside tech nerds like myself that use it [Kindle’s X-Ray feature.] I very rarely use it. I kind of go ‘Let’s see what this is about.” I think it takes away from the immersion of reading. If I’m interested in something I’ll take a look at it later on, but during the reading process I don’t really want to leave.”
The Post (2017) at Prime Video
Personal History by Katharine Graham
“Google’s ‘Talk to Books’ Might Have Just Changed Everything” by Bradley Metrock at Digital Book World - April 15, 2018
Amazon’s new Prime Book Box program for young readers
Interview with Séamus Bellamy
Click here for information about visiting Amazon’s headquarters and the spheres in Seattle
Next Week’s Guest
James Fallows and Deborah Fallows, authors of Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America, to be released on May 8, 2018 by Pantheon. (Note: this episode will be released on Wednesday to coincide with the book’s release, instead of the usual episode upload on Friday.)
Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD.
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