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Fun and information about the Kindle and the world of e-books



Last Build Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 04:35:14 +0000

 



I thought my books and I were “’til death do us part”, but now…bufocalvin:):)

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:01:09 +0000

I thought my books and I were “’til death do us part”, but now… For just about as long as I can remember, I’ve defined myself in part by the books I own. Not just the books I’ve read: arguably, the books you read can truly shape who you are. No, by the books I […]


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Happy bookish birthdays (April 20) to…bufocalvin:):)

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:38:02 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (April 20) to… Peter S. Beagle (The Last Unicorn) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Mary Hoffman (Amazing Grace) (at AmazonSmile*) Ian Watson (The Black Current series) (at AmazonSmile*) Dinah Craik (John Halifax, Gentleman) (at AmazonSmile*) You can be part of my next book, Because of the Kindle!” Join […]


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Happy bookish birthdays (April 19) to…bufocalvin:):)

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:41:52 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (April 19) to… José Echegaray (The Great Galeoto) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Patricia Geary (Strange Toys) (at AmazonSmile*) Mark E. Rogers (the Samurai Cat series) (at AmazonSmile*) You can be part of my next book, Because of the Kindle!” Join thousands of readers and try the free ILMK magazine […]


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Happy bookish birthdays (April 18) to…bufocalvin:):)

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:41:09 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (April 18) to… Robert Bausch (A Hole in the Earth) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Kathy Acker (Blood and Guts in High School) (at AmazonSmile*) Keith DeCandido (The Klingon Art of War) (at AmazonSmile*) Thomas Middleton (The Roaring Girl) (at AmazonSmile*) You can be part of my […]


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Happy bookish birthdays (April 17) to…bufocalvin:):)

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:19:03 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (April 17) to… Thornton Wilder (The Bridge of San Luis Rey) (at AmazonSmile*) Cynthia Ozick (The Shawl) (at AmazonSmile*) Nick Hornby (High Fidelity) (at AmazonSmile*) You can be part of my next book, Because of the Kindle!” Join thousands of readers and try the free ILMK magazine at Flipboard! All aboard The Measured Circle’s Geek Time Trip at […]


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Happy bookish birthdays (April 16) to…bufocalvin:):)

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:35:38 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (April 16) to… Kingsley Amis (Lucky Jim) (at AmazonSmile*) Gertrude Chandler Warner (The Boxcar Children series) (at AmazonSmile*) John Christopher (the Tripods series) (at AmazonSmile*) Anatole France (Penguin Island) (at AmazonSmile*) John Millington Synge (Playboy of the Western World) (at AmazonSmile*) You can be part of my next book, Because of the Kindle!” […]


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Happy bookish birthdays (April 15) to…bufocalvin:):)

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:43:40 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (April 15) to… Henry James (The Turn of the Screw) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Helene Hanff (84, Charing Cross Road) (at AmazonSmile*) Jeffrey Archer (Kane and Abel) (at AmazonSmile*) Cressida Cowell (How to Train Your Dragon series) (at AmazonSmile*) Heloise (Hints from Heloise series) (at AmazonSmile*) […]


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Google’s new “Talk to Books”bufocalvin:):)

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 23:52:49 +0000

Google’s new “Talk to Books” I’m always looking for innovative ways to discover books to read. I’m also interested in artificial intelligence and talktec…conversational technology, like Amazon’s Alexa. Google just introduced a really interesting new tool, called Talk to Books The idea is simple. You ask a question, using natural language (phrasing your question like […]


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Happy bookish birthdays (April 14) to…bufocalvin:):)

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:30:03 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (April 14) to… Patrick Somerville (The Cradle) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Boris Strugatsky (Roadside Picnic) (at Amazonsmile*) Bruce Sterling (The Artificial Kid) (at AmazonSmile*) Jack McDevitt (the Academy series) (at AmazonSmile*) Erich von Daniken (Chariots of the Gods) (at AmazonSmile*) James Branch Cabell (Beyond Life) (at […]


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Happy bookish birthdays (April 13) to…bufocalvin:):)

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:31:42 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (April 13) to… Eudora Welty (The Robber Bridegroom) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Samuel Beckett (Waiting for Godot) (at AmazonSmile*) Marguerite Henry (Misty of Chincoteague) (at AmazonSmile* Nella Larsen (Quicksand) (at AmazonSmile*) Bill Pronzini (the Nameless Detective series) (at AmazonSmile*) John Braine (Room at the Top) (at […]


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