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The Bibliophile’s Journal III

As far as reading goes, the big event of the past couple months is that I have a Kindle Fire HD now. I owned and had mixed feelings about the Kindle 2, but since this one is basically a tablet I’ve been getting more use out of it. I’m still not a fan of e-books, but it is a decent way to conveniently get things that would be difficult otherwise (like French-language books), or things available for free online but that are too long to read comfortably at a computer, like the Vatican’s online library of papal encyclicals.

Casino Royale, by Ian Fleming, was the first book I read on the device, and which was free through Amazon’s lending-library programme. It’s about what I expected; an enjoyable read, but I don’t really plan on continuing in the James Bond series unless I hear the later novels are significantly better.…

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