Tag Archives: Kindle Daily Deal

No Kidding: David Foster Wallace’s Massive Infinite Jest is on sale for $1.99 today

The late David Foster Wallace’s sprawling novel–all 1,092 pages of it–is available today for $1.99 as part of the Kindle Daily Deal. It was first published in 1996, and I remember buying a paperback copy of it at the Tattered Cover Book Store here in Denver. I can remember where it was on display, at […]

Kindle Daily Deals Feature the Crash of ’29 and Maisy the Mouse

I couldn’t resist buying the$1.99  Kindle Daily Deal this morning, because I remember sitting in a lecture hall 40-plus years ago watching the author of the book address a class of undergraduates with an attitude I can only describe as disdain. John Kenneth Galbraith was a brilliant economist, and he was taking us through another […]

Kindle Book Alert: Nancy Pearl’s First Book Lust Selection is the Daily Deal

Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries Series is one of the smartest moves Amazon Publishing has made during the last year, in my humble opinion. She is a nationally known librarian and NPR book commentator who chooses favorite out-of-print books for revival as eBooks at the Kindle Store. She writes an introduction to each one. Today’s Kindle […]

Kindle Books: Two Daily Doses of Bargains

There are so many great ways to find bargain books on Kindle books, that I get overwhelmed. The antidote to that surfeit of choices, for me, are two one-book suggestions that show up in my e-mail inbox each morning, one from Amazon and one from BookBub. Yesterday, for example, BookBub sent me an email with […]

TKC 161 Jane Brox

News – 1) Amazon creates a way for you to ask questions of the author while you’re reading the author’s book. Click here for Amazon Daily Post announcement and here for more details from Amazon.  Matthew Ingram at GigaOM says this is the latest in Amazon’s moves to disintermediate traditional publishers. 2) There’s a new […]