TKC 312 Stephen Windwalker

Photo by Betty Scharf

Photo by Betty Scharf

Creator of Kindle Nation Daily and BookGorilla

Interview starts at 9:23

I don’t think their market [for Fire phone] is people who don’t have a smartphone now. I think it’s people who have some version of an Android phone or an iPhone, and they’re committed Amazon customers. I would expect that 75 percent of their sales, just to pick a number out of thin air, could well be people who are Amazon Prime members.

Show Notes and Links:


Quilts by Susan Carlson

“Dear Jeff Bezos (One-Week Kindle Review)” by Robert Scoble – November 25, 2007


“Amazon Fire Phone: A good phone that needs another layer of polish”by Hayley Tsukayama at The Washington Post – July 23, 2014

“Early reviews very chilly concerning Amazon’s Fire Phone” by Luke Dormehl at Cult of Android – July 23, 2014

My unboxing video of the Fire Phone – July 23, 2014

Tech Tip

More on how to use Kindle Page Flip on the Paperwhite.

Interview with Stephen Windwalker

Kindle Nation Daily

Book Gorrilla

“Holt’s Legend grows with Superman-like grab” by Ian Browne at – June 18, 2014

Credo Mobile

2048 Deluxe – free game at Apps for Android store

Free BookGorilla app for Kindle Fire and Fire Phone


The Warriors: Reflections on Men in Battle by J. Glenn Gray, with introduction by Hannah Arendt – $15.87 in paperback at

Eichmann in Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt – $9.99 on Kindle

The Human Condition (2nd Edition) by Hanna Arendt – $9.00 on Kindle.

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg – free on Kindle

Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellow – $7.99 on Kindle

“A Note to Our Readers” by The Editors of The New Yorker – from the July 28, 2014 issue

“The New Yorker Stores  Stories You Should Read Before the Paywall Goes Up” by Eliza Berman and Slate Staff at Slate – July 22, 2014

Send to Kindle browser extension for Chrome

Next Week’s Guest

Andrew Savikas, CEO of Safari Books Online and a director of the Book Industry Study Group (BISG), which recently released a comprehensive report titled Digital Books and the New Subscription Economy.

How You Can Win a Nexus 7

If you have not signed up to receive the free Kindle Chronicles email updates, you might want to do so in time to be eligible for a free, very slightly used Nexus 7 tablet. I will draw a winner in a couple of weeks from among the names of everyone who is subscribed to the list. You will see the signup form in the right column of this page.

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named “Well, You Needn’t.” This version is “Ra-Monk” by Eval Manigat on the “Variations in Time: A Jazz Persepctive” CD by Public Transit Recording” CD.

Please Join the Kindle Chronicles group at Goodreads!

Send to Kindle

Comments 1

  1. Toni Clark wrote:

    Happiness = Free New Yorker + Send-to-Kindle!

    Posted 26 Jul 2014 at 11:57 am