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Christmas Gifts Ideas: Kindle books December 7, 2010

Filed under: Books,Entertainment,Technology — ilcourtilcourt @ 14:17

I love this new world of e-books, it opens so many possibilities; now, if only we could lend books….

You can also give specific book titles as Kindle gifts; if a recipient doesn’t want that particular book, he or she can convert the gift to a Kindle gift certificate. Also worth noting is that your friend receives an email message when the gift is purchased, so if you want to keep it a secret until December 25th, you’ll need to place the order on that day.

via TidBITS Just for Fun: TidBITS Gift Guide 2010.


Roy Moxham | FiveBooks about Indian Journeys August 18, 2010

Filed under: Books — ilcourtilcourt @ 15:18

Roy Moxham is the author of Outlaw: India’s Bandit Queen and Me, A Brief History of Tea, an updated edition of Tea: Addiction, Exploitation and Empire, The Great Hedge of India, and The Freelander. A former tea planter in Nyasaland and later Malawi, he spent 13 years in Eastern Africa before becoming Senior Conservator of the Senate House Library, University of London.

via Roy Moxham | FiveBooks.