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Back to paperbacks

paperback writerThe last two books, and the next four, that I’m reading are honest-to-goodness, actual-dead-tree books. I would have preferred to Kindle them but the H2G2 book, the Ender Saga and the Mistborn trilogy aren’t available on Amazon’s service.

I’m neither loving nor loathing the experience (as far as turning actual pages is concerned). There’s a combination of the satisfaction of page turning and feeling your way through the bulk of a novel that’s satisfying, but there’s the fiddly inconvenience of not having it when you have a couple of minutes in a lift to read, or trying to read it at night in bed with an irritating, barely functional reading light, or trying to squeeze it into your work satchel between the car keys, Macbook and iPad…