Jeff Bezos:'s 'dread pirate' founder

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Each year, Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon, writes to his shareholders, attaching the same, three-page mailshot he first sent them following the company's stock market flotation. " passed many milestones in 1997," the historic missive opens.

Could this new book kill the Kindle?

If you've ever whined about how the Kindle, compact though it may be, doesn't have the look or feel of a nice printed novel – put this in your pipe and read it: the newly invented "flipback" book.

The New Kindle


I finally cracked just before Christmas and ordered a Kindle. I liked the idea of tons of books all in one convenient place, and never being without the next title, rather than scrabbling at W.H.Smiths for the next hot read.