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Tools for building your ebook library of classic books

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Have you noticed that Sony launched its best ebook reader a couple of days ago, with an AT&T 3G modem for fast wireless connection? Not by accident, Google has now announced they’re offering over a million public domain books in EPUB format – the exact format compatible with Sony’s Daily Edition reader. – Mashable

Getting a Kindle sent me on a chase on how to manage e-book libraries.  I ran across this tool – Calibre – that you might want to know about.  You can load it up with e-books, convert various formats, and send books to your mobile e-book reader.  If you don’t have a portable e-book reader then use Calibre to read book on a PC, Mac, or Linux machine.

Will reading come back in style?  According to market research by Amazon only 10% of the US population read books.  Will the easy accessibility of books through these popular wireless book reading devices change that?  Or, is there just something fundamental about the American people where cultural literacy is no longer valued?

Check out this 8 minute video on how to manage e-books with Calibre

Download the free software from here –

Then start building your library of classic books from these resources

The really big review of Kindle –

Written by frrl

May 12, 2011 at 5:48 am

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  1. All of these websites are a god-send. I use them all the time.


    June 14, 2011 at 1:35 am

  2. “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.”
    — Mark Twain

    Elwood Downey

    May 12, 2011 at 9:20 pm

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