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An Unbalanced View of Reality

The Magic of Reality is a science book authored by Richard Dawkins that has recently been released in both print and PDF editions. Dr.(?) Dawkins, if you don’t already know, is a controversial atheist. He is controversial in that in some circles he is regarded as a brilliant scientist and in others a “nut case” ...

Bedfellows

A few days ago I visited my local Books_A-Million bookstore. On the way in I walked by the Joe Muggs Cafè that shared the brick and mortar storefront. Upon entering the first display I encountered featured the Nook and various Nook accessories. This display had been there since the 2010 holiday season. Now, as everyone ...

More on eBook Formats

In my previous article I talked about the iPhone Stanza and the ePub format that it supports. There are numerous ebook formats, many developed to be used on specific hardware. For example, the .lit format is a proprietary format readable by devices that run some version of Microsoft Reader. Palm devices can read the “plucker” ...