Posts tagged with ‘Kindle’

The perfidious Kindle

In 2014 I read almost entirely genre fiction, and I blame the Kindle. Not there’s anything wrong with genre fiction. When it’s well-written, it is the purest kind of reading pleasure; story-telling with no other purpose than to entertain. It’s a bit like Hollywood blockbusters; a well-made blockbuster is in some ways the apotheosis of cinema. Brash, glossy, […]

Syncing non-Amazon books between Kindle and iPhone

One of the nice things about the Kindle is that it syncs with the Kindle app on iOS, so that you can read a few pages on your phone when you don’t have the Kindle with you. But I thought that it only worked with books bought from Amazon and not those, for example, downloaded […]