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St. Louis County Library offers Kindles, gift cards for winter reading club

St. Louis County Library offers Kindles, gift cards for winter reading club

Summer reading clubs are popular as a way to help keep kids from falling behind when they are out of school. 

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Amazon said to seek content rights to start Internet TV service

Amazon said to seek content rights to start Internet TV service

Retailer intends to offer live programming similar to traditional pay-TV providers.

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Penned in St. Louis: Guy Louis Selbert

Penned in St. Louis: Guy Louis Selbert

Guy Louis Selbert, 66, is a photographer who works with his wife, writer and editor Patricia Selbert. His first novel, “Pio’s Bead,” is available on Kindle ($2.99). It meshes historical elements involving fur trading, Native Americans and river travel with the fictional story about an engine…

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Kathleen Parker: Print's longtime passing

HASHTAG, America • It is comforting to think of death as a passing rather than an end. In that vein, I prefer to think of Steve Jobs’ final words as editorial commentary: “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”

January 01, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Online, your reading habits are an open book

Online, your reading habits are an open book

The laws protecting the privacy of individuals haven't kept up with technology

September 24, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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QuirkOut! Shopping spree is over; now let’s hide the evidence

QuirkOut secrets about things women do to hide what they’re buying.

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Playboy's '62 interview with Miles Davis on Kindle

Playboy's '62 interview with Miles Davis on Kindle

Playboy magazine's first interview was 50 years ago with East St. Louis' Miles Davis.

September 04, 2012 1:03 pmLoading…
Fabulous loot for summer reading: iPad, Magic House, Blues and Cards

Fabulous loot for summer reading: iPad, Magic House, Blues and Cards

The prizes for summer reading clubs just seem to keep getting better.

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Do you prefer an e-reader or a tablet computer?

Do you prefer an e-reader or a tablet computer?

In plugged-in America, there's always debate over what qualifies as the next 'must-have' gadget.

June 29, 2011 8:39 am Related Loading…

Harry Potter may soon be available on e-books

LONDON • J.K. Rowling stirred a publishing phenomenon with her "Harry Potter" books. Can she do it again on the e-book market?

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Amazon pulls Pedophile Guide from its Kindle store

Amazon went back and forth on the issue of whether it should sell a guide for pedophiles on its site. It decided to pull the book from Kindle, after it caused an outcry and shot to the best-sellers list.

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Gadgets taking a toll on the eyes

Gadgets taking a toll on the eyes

Let's talk about Kindles and iPads and other new, bright LCD screens: Are the millions who have bought these devices setting themselves up for symptoms of computer vision syndrome?

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E-reader customers are newspaper readers

New research released today shows that people who buy e-readers, such as the Kindle and Nook, are more likely to be regular newspaper readers.

October 06, 2010 6:11 pmLoading…

Amazon announces $139 Kindle

Amazon.com will release a cheaper Kindle e-reader Aug. 27.

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Gloves off between Random House, lit agent

Gloves off between Random House, lit agent

If book lovers retained romantic notions of publishing as a gentleman's business, they were crushed this week.

July 22, 2010 6:14 pmLoading…

Calm down, e-book promoters

Amazon's statement that  Kindle texts are outselling hardcover books on its site may or may not be something for the history books.

July 20, 2010 11:30 amLoading…

Kindle book sales top hardcovers on Amazon

Monday was a day for the history books - if those will even exist in the future.

July 19, 2010 8:18 pmLoading…
Competition drives down price of new Amazon reader

Competition drives down price of new Amazon reader

Online retailer Amazon.com said Thursday that it is introducing a new version of its higher-end Kindle at a lower price as competition among electronic-book readers intensifies.

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