The design of the book

I’ve stopped using my Kindle.  Sure, there were some convenient features that I’ll miss.  For example, I enjoyed not carrying around three books on vacation and downloading books was a bit addictive.  However, there were a few things that drove me crazy.  Despite an impressive battery life, there were times when my uncharged Kindle stopped me from reading.  Also, Amazon can modify the book you are reading, which really bothers me.  It almost happened to me while reading Neal Stephenson’s Reamde.

Picture by Avi Solomon of The Strand Bookstore in NYC.  I do enjoying reading while Kindle owners put away their "hazardous" electronic devices.
Picture by Avi Solomon of The Strand Bookstore in NYC. I do enjoying reading while Kindle owners put away their “hazardous” electronic devices.

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