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Kindle paperwhite (with 3G) avec an Amazon leather case

Two years ago I made a somewhat worrying observation : This was 3 years since I had almost not open a book. For me who was raised in a house full of full to bursting libraries was a little shame.

I had a somewhat chaotic reader course. Small I read enormously, I devoured pink library, Green yellow, all the books of the comtesse de Ségur (I identified many to this small plague of Sophie). And then in adolescence, the rebellion passing by there, I decided to read it was for the old. I understood that it greatly upset my parents while I was taking great pleasure. Yes I was a true plague unto you.

And then growing up I always calmed down, I no longer had need of it to oppose family, and I resumed reading taste. It was even a good way to stay cushy in my corner saying “but not everything's alright I read thats all leave me alone”.

And then this is, I do not know how it happened but in 2011 I stopped to read. I did not open a book between 2011 and 2014. And I finally understand that there were in many of my daily uses of the internet and my habit to find content that interested me when I wanted to.

I started my interest in e-books that seemed to meet my new requirements. I spent a month or two to think : Kindle (Amazon), Kobo (Fnac) or another reader ? I read cross advice, interviewed users among my friends. And despite all the misgivings I had to pass through the Amazon system is finally what I chose and I bought myself a Kindle with 3G to be always decked out in travel and a nice leather case to have the impression of having a real book in hand.

For me Amazon is a bit like Apple : everything is locked to death and I hate it. This is the giant who crushes everything around him. But it's what works best so I'm tilted me in the meantime that a competitor finally arrives them at the ankle in terms of ergonomics and equipment.

At the moment I have the feeling of having made the right choice. I resumed reading, I devoured everything Game of thrones (have all the volumes in a single small travel book is perfection – If like me you're fans of the series yet it is thousand times better), I even handed policy more oriented books reading & company (that I had stopped since my studies I believe) (lately the very informative Everything can change by Naomi Klein), and I still have my precious Week 4 hours handy”.

I still have my kindle in my bag (He holds even in the pocket of my pea coat), finished books that weigh 15 tonnes and that farts you wrists when you read at night in your bed (or that you take yourself on the face because you fall asleep :D).

The battery is super long and the reading is really similar to what we have on paper (the famous digital ink). And then it is the peace of the household, It is slightly retro illuminated, so I can read without light while my guy roupille next.

And then it's all stupid but you know when one reads a keypad and that it is a little annoying to change position when moving from the left to the right page page ? Here it is finished, We read all the time in the same position, You can even ask the book. It is a small thing but it is super comfortable !

In travel it's great, I can download any book in any country (the 3G coverage is goofy). And in a general way as soon as I hear of an interesting book I put it in my favorites to read later.

Enfin, Mark pages and have the opportunity to do the research is awesome (especially when I was reading Game of Thrones and I remembered more of who was who, hop hop research and I reread old passages).

Good and I know it is not legal, but if you want to hack it is possible (the authors completely screw with the system of digital books on which they earn that slab, I discovered it with joy by making my 2nd book, the wicked retailers themselves are taken the lion's share of the cake). Otherwise has all the books in the public domain that are free (but I believe that we must have an amazon premium for this account, I've never tested).

On the side of negatives : before we could not “lend a book”, Today it is possible but only kindle with kindle, relou. And politics is Amazon if from one day to the next they want to censor a book you have purchased, it disappears from your library (reimbursable basis but still). It happened in July 2009 where two books by Georges Orwell have been erased, Amazon has apologized flatly subsequently, but it smells not the pink this story.

And if not a trick well relou is once in two, When someone sees my kindle I have right to the “NAN BUT FOR ME NOTHING WILL REPLACE PAPER”, even though I tried not to brag about the merits. While good, as much as I love always fine books, so I see all the interest of a Pocket (unless it is the apocalypse and there was more electricity or access to an online library, there I would not have the air con) (good in all ways I vainly fire for my survival so not sure that I want to read a book). But hey it's as those who did not want to release their CD at the dawn of the years 2000, that does not use mp3 or platforms today ? Or as photos, who even has photo albums filled properly on its shelves ?


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  1. 20 January 2016 at 10:13

    I think more and more also. It's crazy the place took the screens in our lives. My man who read more for some time offered a Kindle, and it is true that he is there is delivered. I have the habit of reading on the train, My but routes and having become seriously reduced, It is true that I do not take the time to read a book, the smartphone has replaced the Pocket. But I am still part of these relous which are reluctant to the idea of replacing paper by a screen. But less and less !
    (And in passing I love your photo and your pretty sweater).
    Merci pour cet article!

  2. 20 January 2016 at 10:14

    Precisely I am in full reflection… I want to crack because the side and light + backlight so as not to disturb his Darling it tempts me.

    Anyway, nothing of replaces a paper book, certainly, but it is not forbidden to have the 2!

  3. 20 January 2016 at 10:15

    The reading light has great assets, especially for young people who need to read classics and that magically, There are only on reading lights.. More, even if we pass all not there (the reading test, being addicted to the light), back to paper, you will see you come back one day. I see it every day, I work in media library, and the man has a particular attachment to the paper.. Already because he loves owning, and that the reader does not allow it... or collect also. And, great new, for the first time for many years, the paper book, cultural support is the best selling in 2015 (to CD and DVD), What is a great victory and proving that it always comes back to our first love ! So yes to the light but not that ! Because let us not forget that the desire to read a book also comes from the fact to see... touch.. It's there that will be born a desire to discover the history that lies between its pages..

    • 20 January 2016 at 12:41

      Honestly, what I didn't like in a Pocket has disappeared : the always painful to read when left page is at the beginning of the book & the weight. I actually like to have beautiful books illustrated in my library, but the Pocket is finished.

      Kinda like CD which disappeared in favour of the MP3 and the collections of Vinyls that have soared ;

  4. 20 January 2016 at 10:24

    I don't have still not succumbed to the light simply because despite everything I find it hard to concentrate when I read on screen when I read on paper.
    I am sure that it is a question of habit and that with time I me there would.
    For now I'm sticking with my books so, even though I admit that the practical side of the trick, especially when you go on holiday to 3 weeks and need to choose which swept books, is really attractive.

    • 20 January 2016 at 12:38

      I do not know if you already looked at how it is digital ink, but it really has nothing to do with a screen, eye one really has the impression of reading a paperback ;)

      • 21 January 2016 at 11:28

        Ah yes I already tried the light and it is not linked to the possible discomfort of the trick, It's really that I can't even concentrate if I was on a paper book.
        My brain must register “screen = bullshit on the Internet” and therefore do not want to concentrate before the beast :D

  5. 20 January 2016 at 10:27

    fully agree, the (where the) Kindle is GENIAL !
    I have the same as you, but same pouch purple.
    I like you well touted the qualities, suddenly I have converted 4 people :)
    and that the dictionary say integrated ? génial
    of having an entire library on itself for so little heavy ? génial
    the fact to have access immediately to a book, at any time of the day and the night, wherever you are ? GE-nia-leuh
    for free books because in the domain public I believe that everyone has access.
    short, am like you convinced ultra and I also picked up the taste of reading <3

  6. 20 January 2016 at 10:30

    I went to digital also, I bought a Kobo last summer before leaving 3 weeks on vacation, I couldn't let me take 5 big thick books in my suitcase limited to 20kg because I want to bring back the holiday stuff, It was the good compromise. I read much more than before because I have available and if not a pretty Binder, You amuse you to find pretty shell of protection (I have a Totoro choppée on Etsy) ! It is not comparable to a real book (I don't count the number of times where I had the “me I'll ever read on, you lose all pleasure”), but it fits my needs and my desires because as you, I hadn't read for ages while I was a great appetite for books and comics from my childhood until high school…
    In any case I tâtais between Kindle and Kobo and I opted for the Kobo finally, less “flanged”, I download not bad (bouuh) the Kobo was suddenly more simple apparently… But I do not regret the slightest this hundred disbursed EUR, the side “gadget” the trick me well please, I find it fun to kick I've never read !

  7. 20 January 2016 at 10:36

    Moh, nothing better than paper and the purchase in independent bookstores :)
    => For the sake of authors, paper, libraries and then eyes a little !
    Small “big up” for your nice pull incidentally ;)

    • 20 January 2016 at 12:35

      I can provide a little shade : “for the sake of authors” je ne sais pas trop. When you see the misery that are paid the authors (the least paid of the entire book, even the State with VAT to 7% earns more than most of the authors) There's really something that goes wrong. J & rsquo; did 2 books and if I calculate my hourly rate on each of the projects I want to cry.

      Many authors are beginning to ask the question of self publishing, and it will pass by the digital book ;)

  8. 20 January 2016 at 10:39

    Hello Eleanor !

    A large part of the pleasure to follow your blog resides in the fact that you speak of all and for that I thank you ! As a Devourer of books sorry to see people stop reading I am too pleased to see that the reading light can give the pleasure of reading ! However for me, the problem is not in the book paper-reading cleavage (each his thing frankly, and I agree with you, It's great practice during the holidays) in the locking done by Amazon that you have rightly pointed out. What I find the most serious is that their system much disadvantage authors and booksellers, the true lovers of the books, who live on more and more evil of their activity. That is why I will continue to buy paper books. Pour moi, the priority is to live people and then I like the human aspect, When you go to a bookstore or a time you can give you advise, I find it super. In any case thank you for this great article, to contribute more to the building of my reflection on the problem of people who read more.

  9. Nubio
    20 January 2016 at 10:43

    Super nice this little sweat :)

  10. 20 January 2016 at 10:44

    I hesitate for so long to buy me one…. I will finish well by crack one day :)
    Haha I don't really understand this war “reading light / book paper” for me it has nothing inconsistent, I love my books but I galley to bring in my suitcase when I go on vacation !

    I had the opportunity to test the Kobo, but I was not really convinced… and I struggled to crack on the kindle without the “see real”
    I hesitate a little :)

    Thank you for your article, and for all other ! It is always a pleasure to follow you :)

  11. 20 January 2016 at 10:52

    Hello here !

    I went a little reluctant to the Kindle also, but on offered me it when I went abroad and it me well serviced ! Today I use it to test classic authors I don't know, or (re)read large series (Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, and the new police series by JK Rowling).

    I'd also like to put forward an alternative to Kindle and Kobo, French reading light, who reads all formats (any locked as the kindle), same price, backlight… My boyfriend bought it two years ago and it is really very good : http://www.lesnumeriques.com/liseuse/bookeen-cybook-muse-frontlight-p22031/test.html — If I was bought me a myself I'll be turned to Bookeen =)

    Passe une belle journée,

  12. 20 January 2016 at 10:56

    All the same, I read again through my Kindle ! I live abroad and the French library is very far from my home. Buy books me was very expensive – the French Bookstore is incredible margins and prices in deliveries since the France, hum… And then the lack of space on my shelves, and then I always small handbags, dint see around me I ended up cracking and I regret any.
    I continue to buy beautiful books and comics / graphic novels, I'll not see me read on reading light.
    For books in the public domain, no need for a premium account, I downloaded Oscar Wilde, all Sherlock Holmes and others still for free or for 99 cents. It seems to me that be premium lets you just borrow books, but it is expensive for what it is.

  13. 20 January 2016 at 11:04

    The same! I have a kindle fire for a few months and as said above the dictionary function is great for books in VO.

    Awesome also to read some of the Pdf loooongs for studies or work.

    En plus, It's less paper used in everyday life !!

  14. 20 January 2016 at 11:13

    Please give us your point of view on this topic. I also ask myself the question of the digital switchover but I still hesitate … I love the paper so I'm afraid that the object “book” Miss me but at the same time I consume so much that it would be much more cost-effective (especially for my travel bag that weighs often 2/3 kg more than the normal vacationing :) )

  15. 20 January 2016 at 11:48

    I am a great reader, and I am pleased that the reading light you pushed to you reading :) .
    But for my part I remain faithful to the paper for the sake of authors and independent bookstores (is - it a place more beautiful and soothing as a bookstore or library ? :) )
    and also for a quite personal reason : I love owning the books that I really like is might be stupid but I am happy to see Anna Karénine which stands proudly in my living room in the middle of all my favorite books and even most are Edition Pocket ;)
    Good post I can also be a goofy of literature, par exemple : When I go a long time abroad I bring with me a mini size of a collection of Rimbaud and I read it when I have the homesick, It's my blankie French-language ;)

  16. 20 January 2016 at 12:05

    I share the same passion for electronic reading and like you it m’ a permit (me who was a hitch to a period of magazines of any kind) to get back to reading, slowly but surely ! :) Good day xx


  17. 20 January 2016 at 12:06

    Even if the Kindle is flanged, It is possible to buy his books on another platform and do the Mobi conversion via the free software Calibre and then import them manually. It helps support independent digital libraries (Yes Yes it is) or even the publishers who sell their works directly. Because there is well a whole of independent publishing (and even publishing 100 % Digital) much more respectful of the rights of authors, with a true digital policy, better prices reflected, etc.
    And the day where we change support, You can take away all his books with itself on the new reading light :)

    Word of editor !

    • 20 January 2016 at 12:29

      Ah ba that's that's what I use : Calibre ;)

    • 23 January 2016 at 18:26

      I'll go on the side of the independent edition. I have a kobo and I confess I have bought no free…. Next I buy and read books papers.
      What makes me really ch * er in the purchase of e-book (and again “purchase” This is not a Word, It has only the right to read, no resale or loan …) This is the cost of the book. Especially when there are more expensive than a paperback digital format … It makes a mockery of that ? No transport, not printing, no storage … and if in addition to what I thought understanding across lines authors lose still more ca annoys me squarely ! I therefore see a hope with self publishing and independent publishing.

  18. 20 January 2016 at 12:08

    Satisfied for my part no… The one big advantage of the light seems to be the weight, what may actually be super convenient vacationing. If not bof… I love hanging out in bookstores and libraries, be attracted by blankets, Browse books, read abstracts in couv 4th…
    And sincerely I'm already well too addicted to the internet and my phone, then open a real paper book is for me more enjoyable than watching a umpteenth screen. A small breath of fresh air in this high-tech world! Each his thing ! :)

    • 20 January 2016 at 12:29

      Honestly I thought the same thing, but digital ink it looks so not like a screen that it amazed me. And then as nothing can do other than read a book on her reading lamp it still gives me the impression disconnect ;)

  19. 20 January 2016 at 12:25

    I too love my shelves full of books to be able to pass a the reading light. A few times, I pass a book that I forgot, I flip, I have my small annotations, my pages brands…
    I also have a lot of trouble with screens, I'm in front throughout the day between the iPhone, the Ipad and the computer… The time read, I prefer the paper version, I have the impression of doing something different !

    But OK, indeed, When I went on a trip during 1 mois, I bought a reading lamp. And I find super practice to be able to download any Monte-Christo for not a sub !

    • 20 January 2016 at 12:27

      It is true that it is not the same report, I understand that it is sentimental with books that are carefully annotated. Me I've never been like that, suddenly I have sold/given all my pockets.

  20. 20 January 2016 at 12:29

    but hey everything like that! Good except that I was more by love of the series by rebellion that I dropped.
    I put some time before leaving the beautiful object which is the paper book, his touch, its smell of library and its mystery (in whose hands is past that there?) but ho my god what kiff to read in bed with comfort!!!!!

  21. 20 January 2016 at 12:32

    Me too I went to the reading lamp well long ago with the Cybook Gen3 in 2008 then the Kindle since 2011.
    I was able to test not bad, And in fact, for me Amazon makes the best machines. I currently have the Kindle travel (who has the advantage of having buttons on the sides to turn the pages and not to put his fingers on the screen) and I am delighted.

    OK, Amazon is evil incarnate, but person arrival ankle.
    En revanche, This isn't because you have a Kindle, you have to go through Amazon to buy (legally) your books. Some booksellers offer the Kindle DRM-free format directly (https://www.7switch.com/fr/list/new/territory-FR/anydevice/page/1/date), the ePub format or (compatible with competing lights) DRM can convert to Kindle format (using Calibre or Kindle Previewer). Then either you copies everything directly on your Kindle, either you use Send To Kindle (http://www.amazon.com/gp/sendtokindle).
    Alors oui, It's more that constrain the purchase in 1 Click at Amazon, but it keeps you from being trapped the day where you want to change, the files you bought yours.

  22. 20 January 2016 at 12:48

    Alors là, It is really a product that will never buy, I too love books, paper ,the smell when it ages, , This sensuality over fingers when you flip!!!!!!! I moderate all these technological gadgets that for some away us from the essential.

  23. 20 January 2016 at 13:07

    I find that actually this can be handy on holiday - for those who spend many but really a lot of time to read-! Personally when I am otherwise I prefer wandering and me (re)connect to nature rather than diving in a light head(or even a book)! And I confess, I find that I spend already enormously time on the comp and tel!!
    I think that everyone does not have the same relationship with reading and book, the object in him even. It is true that nothing can replace the paper for me, the smell that comes out - especially old books that seem alone already tell us a story -., Turning the pages, the paper under my fingers! and then at the present time it is really saturated question screens, It limits the OVERDOSE and it feels so good to get back to the simple things sometimes!

    I am not sure that real reading enthusiasts appreciate so much the reading light(?), Ditto for music lovers! You speak of the cds in your article, It is exactly the same thing. Everything depends on the relationship you have with the music and its support! Although the real music lovers are not too fan of the cd …

    Enfin, I think that this reflects both our time and how we consume! With the tablet or reading lamp, I have the impression that it is exactly like with the internet, social networks. People have a need to have everything in one place to access at any time. I see not too the point of having a reading lamp with 40000 Books top. I read a book after another and
    even on vacation, I'm not reading 50!

    But as with any, au final, it takes something for everyone! ^^
    I wonder just at the moment how many people have a reading lamp? Around me I rarely saw!

    • 20 January 2016 at 13:10

      After what is good is that one does not prevent the other, I have old family books, beautiful books. It's more for pockets really for me is not what I prefer then I manage both types of books in different ways ;)

      • 20 January 2016 at 15:53

        Yes I understand especially for the Pocket Books indeed! but it's just that for me the reading is really associated with a moment of relaxation and suddenly read on a screen it only relaxes me not at all! :)

  24. 20 January 2016 at 13:07

    Nan but for me nothing will replace paper. Non je rigole, It is true that it is tempting when you read you are talking like that but after there is always something electronic in hand, me I am not to because I am more than often before my phone and my pc, and start again when I read ? Non, I prefer the paper for it. And the smell of a read, CA it is something also for the Park's books.
    After it on the kindle has many advantages, but after it is as for everything is according to the tastes :)

  25. 20 January 2016 at 13:14

    Very interesting to read your experience on. Personally I always read a lot, depuis petite, but it is true that I lose the habit of reading. I already thought the reading light, but I kinda feel of “deceive” the paper book, the truth, the beautiful, that can be stacked together in a library, lend, etc…

  26. Thierry
    20 January 2016 at 13:14

    I have a Kobo Arc since 2 years old, It's nice to have the instant a word definition or listen to music from the book

  27. 20 January 2016 at 13:19

    Ouhlala I almost believe there… I read over long also, but maybe I give then;…

  28. 20 January 2016 at 13:27

    I've always been an avid reader and then like you there 4 years old, I've greatly slowed down the pace.
    Admittedly I spent plenty of time on my pc, certainly I had a smartphone
    But what has really replaced reading, These are the series. I am shooting with my companion of the time to a frenzy of binge watching series in all kind, and as I am also a movie buff, I spent a tendentious time screen.

    My friend then gave me a reading lamp, the Cybook Odyssey. I then lent to the game and I gradually picked up reading.
    Everything suited me ,as the practicality of the toy…
    You can have all of its library “in a true Pocket handkerchief”, set characters and their sizes depending on our view, actually not of hand and wrist fatigue when you read a big keypad. Saving space in the bag etc…
    The following year, my friend ex gave me the Kindle Paper White, with the backlight and all the fuss what was sorely missing from my old light, and yet despite the very beautiful object, I am tired after one year.

    I do not know why, but I had a nostalgia for my good old paper…
    I went then repeatedly in libraries of opportunities, because books casually, If you are a large consumer this is not always given.
    I found the pleasure of browse authors, read the back cover, to dwell on a cover it is beautiful or not. And especially the pleasure of turning pages, contact with the paper. And I resumed reading assiduously!

    Par contre, I have not relegated my reading light in the closet, for my trips I take it.
    It remains still very convenient!!!

  29. 20 January 2016 at 13:38

    I can't even to me, My buddy has one but I can't use it, I have the impression to be more on a phone/tablet in my book. Oddly, I like a little struggle to open (even if outright break the instalment) and see where I en arrived with my bookmarks when I closed. It is especially the practical side of the thing that attracts me, I always walk with a book in my bag and I must admit that it weighs. And I will tell you even not departures on holiday with a whole bag of books in any genre (and not even talking of 1500 Books stored in the apartment but I love pretty libraries)… There is also the subject of “I have a hard to buy something that is not physically in my hand” but this, it's another thing…

  30. 20 January 2016 at 13:46

    Thank you for this article ! This is the same conclusion that I have, I so want to read, full of books waiting but actually I have read 1 par an (slightly more if I add the BD).
    of course, It is strongly linked to my addiction to internet, a source of infinite inspiration for a curious like me, and also because I had a child so lots more things to do but these excuses are not enough.
    is it only the format that made you change your habits? do you manage your time differently?

    • 20 January 2016 at 14:20

      Everything has become so much more simple and accessible that it has everything unlocked, It was more a question of process of support to the base ;)

  31. 20 January 2016 at 13:56

    I fell for a Kindle a few years ago, at the beginning I was super enthusiastic, and little by little, I am ironed at the “real” books. But the two complement each other despite everything : Kindle serves me travel (hop, all the Assassin Royal top, It weighs nothing in the suitcase), or when I want to read the night. And the rest of the time, I remain faithful to my paperbacks and my beloved bookseller :) I do not think that the two are opposed. En revanche, What would be top, It is only when buying a paper book, automatically have the right to download a digital version of the book !

  32. 20 January 2016 at 14:04

    I always buy the cd and the vinyl (it's beautiful!) but I also have a lot of mp3, I buy still pockets and beautiful books but I find the dematerialisation of practical books, school and documentary, wonderful. Everything is possible!
    I so love bookstores and councils advised booksellers that I will continue to buy books, but I had never thought about what you're saying just about pockets, This is so true... I'll think about it :-)

  33. 20 January 2016 at 14:06

    I have photo albums on my shelves… and I have less than 30 years old :-) Digital photo book, It is long and boring to do I find… It is good for a special occasion however.
    And I also have lots of books pockets, bought used '… The reading light I thought there already but not the good smell of paper! I have trouble to change phone (What a smartphone? Never in the life!), I have an old laptop so the light it is not won! The only argument that could possibly convince me, It is convenience for the holidays.
    This progress is hard to pass by me, but it starts to come…

  34. 20 January 2016 at 14:14

    few years ago (ok, more 10) I read a book called “Universal history of the Destruction of books” : throughout history, so libraries have disappeared, sometimes voluntarily, to remove a culture. Pour moi, This is the troubling aspect of the super tool practice, what is the Kindle (I'm talking to you informed : my mom, Devourer of books by the dozen, converted and went happily on hiking with a small library of 60 books) : It is now enough to dismiss whole swathes of human thought to press a button. Discreet and fantastically effective. A few vague desire for protests in the world but thats all. Du coup, I appreciate the tool but I support it's good sometimes to take the time to return his bookseller, ask him its recommendations and purchasing 2-3 books, for real. Après, I am delighted that you have found suddenly the pleasure of reading as I do at the moment the same conclusion as you : too many Internet, more reading at all (bon, It is related to a lot of stress in my life too but good … an apology, to do that !).

  35. 20 January 2016 at 14:51

    I have a kindle for several years now. Not backlit, but I prefer because it is not good for sleep (sorry, professional deformation).
    I find it very handy except when it comes to read for work, When I do back and forth, store etc. In this case I prefer the real paper books, I memorize better.
    Finally, there is one last point that pains me a bit, is that it is not sure at all whether more green than a paper book.

    • 20 January 2016 at 16:09

      Ah non ca's for sure it is not all greener ;)

      I had not thought of books for work, It is certain that reading light is frankly impractical when it must browse, go back, etc…

  36. 20 January 2016 at 14:53

    Everything you say is true and if I had a kindle I could for example read without waking up my baby spike that is right next… (instead of watching the people on my ipad news, ouhouuuu). But it's stupid I like guestbook contact… and the ranger/sort/walk everywhere ; )

  37. 20 January 2016 at 15:08

    I aj made exactly the same path as you. I didn't want to buy exclusively from amazon but I have heard so much of things on kobos that break within the first month of purchase then…

    For what is of books in the public domain not need to have premium account. Also a good way to bypass the amazon purchases is to download the book in pdf format ;)

  38. 20 January 2016 at 15:17

    This is a super interesting article you offer us the!
    I laughed when you asked who still developing his photos on paper to make albums… Uh, moi!
    I love the beautiful images of Pinterest, but the sensuality of the paper’ the brilliance of the colours, It is irreplaceable and I struggle with it because I find myself with quite a huge albums of my travels, and on the other hand, I'm having them flipping…
    That said, It is not inconsistent for me to read about reading lamp, I have one and I am very happy for all the reasons you have mentioned, even though I was reluctant also to the beginning.
    And I add an info that may interest your readers (readers) Paris : If you have a map of the libraries of Paris, you have access to a digital library online, with quite a lot of news. It's free, you simply need a library card. I put the link here : https://bibliotheque-numerique.paris.fr/
    Voilà !

  39. 20 January 2016 at 15:24

    I have a small reading lamp Sony that I like, actually it changes about the weight and the number of books portable life ! However bookmarks I have still not understood how it works… And then I'm leaving much back when I read a novel, and suddenly not being able to flick is somewhat handicapping, do a search it is damn long !
    I like to vary between papers books and the reading light, I remain attached to the paper size, even in pockets (Some are nice and more !), I've never been disturbed by the weight of the book etc, and reading comfort me is nicer on paper. Each book has a little identity, with a slightly different font for example, While on a reading light everything is standardized and the pleasure is different for me.
    I like also to use my lovely bookmarks, choose them according to the mood of the book, and see my reading progress by placing !
    The practical side of the reading light is crazy, but for me the comfort is not the same, This is why I remain faithful to the paper, I need to come back regularly, like a breath of air.

  40. 20 January 2016 at 15:32

    I was very skeptical about the concept of the reading light (even though I love not too say, I feel  garlic) because in my studies of letters, on so much praised me with passion the wonder that is a book as an object: It opens (to anywhere!), There is a margin to leave the place to the reader, la mise en page… But the practical side of the thing is indisputable, I admit now! I am delighted to learn in a commentary that there s independent digital publishing houses! :D but I have a small question that torments me: talk about Amazon and I understand that it is the market leader, But even in your other blogs, links for books always refer to Amazon… I guess that you know their dubious methods of management, the pressure they put other distributors, Publishers, their tax fraud… Cannot do everything perfectly of course, but I think that these links may have some influence on the habits of your readers.
    Cheers and thanks for these blogs!

    • 20 January 2016 at 16:07

      I know that they are not white but the reality is that I personally buy a lot on Amazon and that I share on this blog is a little reflection ;)

      • 20 January 2016 at 20:00

        I advise you mollat or provides the, These are independent bookstores with a very well done website and fast deliveries. I endorse more amazon and it feels good !

  41. 20 January 2016 at 18:26

    I bought a Kinde just before going on a trip for a few months, I love reading in travel, but I read quickly and many, and I was leaving bag backpack… Despite the fact that it is an Amazon product (but I have bought a book at home, After I hacked), I was quickly convinced by the practical and lightweight aspect, and by the fact of not having to store fifteen novels that I swallow every summer and that I never relirai. I like to also be able to be disconnected (mine has no 3G) and have access to a dictionary (even if Kindle does not all languages).
    Par contre, I had downloaded the Lonely Planet's top country, but it was too painful to look at on the reading light, There's nothing like a paper travel guide to browse (kinda like what Camille). And I find it hard to read the top comics, even the series a little trash where the drawing is not top, It's hyper frustrating not to see the entire page.
    But okay there I went back to the paper, a big white square appeared in the middle of the screen and it me soule to redeem a gadget more after two years, because of course a reading lamp does not repair…

  42. 20 January 2016 at 18:31

    I am one of these people who think “pour moi, nothing will replace paper” ;-) . I had hesitated to buy me one, for travel, mais non, I tried with a friend, not possible for me! I cherish too the object “book” (even the Pocket), my library that fills and I can see at a glance look, the excitement of planning my sprees in my favorite bookstore, the hesitation between this book or this one (Oh and then shit, I take the two!), the advice of my booksellers, the sound of pages turning, seeing that we have read “to do that” and still us have “to do that” to read… etc.
    And, I know that if I had a reading lamp, I délaisserais reading. It made me a little it for music… Due to dematerialize and that it is so easily accessible is actually more an object “precious” or coveted, suddenly it gives me much pleasure and satisfaction…
    En tous cas, It is interesting to have your opinion on it.

  43. 20 January 2016 at 18:41

    My man had bought me a sony reader there is this 5/6 years and I now have a Kobo (also offered by him). I do not like the idea of having to go through amazon (Ms. If I understand that for others it is more convenient). And especially here (Canada) I can access a full e-book for free through my library card (but not compatible with Kindle format). Suddenly I footprint books I love to 2/3 weeks as the biblio. And when I really like a book, well I l;buy :)
    I also appreciate the comfort and the built-in light. And nothing prevents me to read a “real book” from time to time also

  44. 20 January 2016 at 19:07

    Pour ma part, I have many many books…And I also have a reading lamp. But I find not great thing that interests me in this format, Apart from the things that are royalty-free (I reread my Arsène Lupin !). Nothing for the work (I teach philosophy), nothing for leisure (I like the large sagas, but I read that the summer…). At the time I use it little…

  45. 20 January 2016 at 19:51

    And I also bought a digital player (but I am team Kobo however) and I am more than happy. In recent years, I had taken the crease to go to the library, I was to say “Nan but me paper I like too” and then I became a book Devourer. When I started lugging me 5 books in my suitcase to go on vacation, I tiqué. So I bought my kobo to go to Montréal and there : happiness. You can take your library with, It weighs nothing. I also took my kobo in transit every morning, Hyper practice. And my little MOM made me a pretty patchwork cover (so pretty that a bus passenger politely asked me where I had bought it because he wanted to offer the same to his wife).
    With regard to the paper size, suddenly, as I like always laminated, either I pay me more often in beautiful magazines, prettiest pounds (with images and large blankets), what I did not necessarily before. And then let's be honest, It's beautiful paper, but when everything builds up in your library, one is obliged to do the sorting, to part, and live the terrible grief ! (Nooooon I don't want to put this book here in the brocaaaaaante ;) )

    • 21 January 2016 at 11:35

      Ha ha yes I've sorted all my pockets recently and I could not separate me from those I had annotated high school :D

  46. 20 January 2016 at 20:23

    J’avoue, being born in 1980, I always buy books, cds, dvds … My library is filled … & In addition I still have my 33 towers and my 45 tours (and maybe a few VHS) …
    The screen I keep a part of my work (I am Professor of french), for certain searches ….

  47. 20 January 2016 at 20:26

    Interesting your article :) Your point of view is convincing, and it is true that level practice it is 1000 times better than paper sizes… I have a friend who no longer passes, and also reads (encore) more than before :)
    I hesitated a moment to take a, because sometimes it bores me to buy a book that I relirai probably not. But I reconsidered, I appreciate so much have my book favorite in several editions different just for pretty covers, Let's simply the atmosphere of a library or a bookstore. Suddenly I was offset by reading books on my phone or computer that I did not particularly want to buy ;) And then I realized also that I have more difficult to concentrate on what I read on screen, for no valid reason however..
    But OK, I'm the kind of person to develop photos and collecting vinyls, It may be a whole :p

  48. Virginia Mahieux
    20 January 2016 at 20:29

    Ça me donne envie d’essayer ! 😱 Et pourtant

  49. Emilie Philippot
    20 January 2016 at 20:34

    I think you're the sorceress I am almost convinced. You had me with game of thrones

  50. 20 January 2016 at 22:25

    I read on Kindle since 2 years old. The backlit model, characteristic that is indispensable to me. Crazy reading comfort.

    I'm a bit addicted to reading before sleeping and the shot : guest bedroom without lighting ? Kindle ! go to bed early with a toddler ? Kindle ! A night of camping ? Kindle !
    When one is Sunday, that I just finished a great book : What kiff to beer with another by the same author…

    Yet I love the paper and I'm not far from buying a paper copy when I loved reading on my Kindle (ok, I l & rsquo; have already made).

    There is a trick that hurts not think (without question my uses, just for fun), It is the fact of having free access to preview.

    Bref, still a nice topic, led quietly, which want to give its opinion.

  51. 20 January 2016 at 23:12

    It's not cool, I thought that you had answered us a book with this title haha !
    I am still in the team paper forever and ever! In fact I said am so invaded electronics (tel, PC…) I didn't want to change this also by technology !

  52. 20 January 2016 at 23:17

    I had fallen for a reading lamp .. that ended up in the closet, yet I come away the from time to time (for long trips) but like many I prefer paper. It must be said that me I read more than 100 books per year. I find it although it allowed you to resume playback, but me I read all the time. With the reading light, not the same impression, no possibility to score excerpts, and then mainly by sliding the bookmark to physically see the progression in the book, stress when you arrive at the end because we love the book... Bon ton appart, très joli, and completed, is very small while I have quite a few spaces for my biblis. But books, It is my passion and I am very particular on the covers, and today is a very nice pockets after I don't read fantasy or their covers only never seemed to me very “beautiful” but those classics, or the Penguin.. Anyway I digress ! I believe that books will always paper lovers but I am also happy to have a reading light, I love download the Sempé, free and funny !! (and it's not a Kindle I loved not their blocking and even pass by caliber…)

    • 21 January 2016 at 11:32

      Ah ba precisely I like monitoring the progress on my kindle : I see where I am in the book, and it calculates my reading speed so I know how much time I have before the end of a chapter ca I forgot to say but I really love ;)

  53. 20 January 2016 at 23:40

    Me j confesses that the little book that I li are books or j likes to have beautiful blankets etc or comics… So super ;) lol but c is awesome this stuff my uncle has a and c is top! Otherwise have anything j adore your pull it just d or?! :)

    • 21 January 2016 at 11:25

      This is a sweater that I bought several years ago on Asos ;)

  54. 21 January 2016 at 7:11

    It's funny ! Me I read a lot and I love the pockets. It is really my thing, the pleasure of opening it, feel the pages. I however long hesitated to buy me a kindle, because what I appreciate war large formats. They do not fit in my bags, they are heavy for me who likes to read in all positions. But unfortunately for me, the bookosphere prefers this format. It makes you want, Sometimes I crack, often I solve. I read a lot, so I can keep all books. I love knowing that from me I keep that pockets that are dear to me. It is silly and equipment. After everyone tastes and I fully understand the interest of reading light.

    • 21 January 2016 at 11:25

      You are many to love that smell of paper, It's crazy like this idea often comes up. Would publishers interest to put additives in the glue to save the book market ?

      • 21 January 2016 at 12:41

        HAHA I think that if they do that , It is precisely the end of books! ;) Because it is a very! I think that you have not understood when people tell you that they love the smell of books! They are not the addicts to smell cams! People are attached to the object, not only the UI smell ' is the case especially for collectors, those who like to hang out in bookstores, the flea markets where old books, they have a history and experiences! It is clear that when you're going to buy a book at new FNAC, they have no odor or experiences… It doesn't have the same charm!But even without the smell, paper that slides under the fingers has its effect and hold the book in his hands also! Many prefer feel - in both senses of the term- the paper only have a cloud version of the books! And then not to mention, the aggression of the screen and the effect - which is no longer to prove!- on the eyes and the brain… Even if you you do not feel, a screen is a screen! Enfin, for many, the time to read is associated with relaxation, a certain focus on yourself. I do not know how to relax with a screen! Me it's been a while that , an hour before sunset I cut all the screens and I can tell you that it made me realize how the screens are harmful and play on fatigue!! I really saw the difference! ;)

        • 21 January 2016 at 13:00

          If if I understood, It was just a joke ;)

    • 21 January 2016 at 11:31

      Me it was part of the square equation : in my small Parisian apartment I have really not the place to keep all the books I read.

      • 21 January 2016 at 13:05

        ah ok, I had before it especially not having read your tweets! ;) But after Yes question, the light has its advantages! everyone can not afford to have a library at home! But it is really the only advantage I can see!! ;)

  55. 21 January 2016 at 8:40

    Ah ben would like, you make me think that I should take the time to find a good site to develop my photos :) Parce que oui, Watch with family or friends of the photos in the album or get out them of a large box, It has still much more charming than to be lowered before the tablet or the computer :)

    • 21 January 2016 at 11:30

      I advise you the milkbooks moleskine, I made one for my Dad for Christmas and this is top, the layout is really pretty and the object ended up really sublime, I have yet to find better for a photo book

      • 21 January 2016 at 18:12

        Merci du conseil ! But if I tell you that I am purist point of wanting to develop my photos in 10×15, old what… :) My desire ? Then put them in a large box, a little tote bags and open it as often we enjoy it to delve into memories!

  56. 21 January 2016 at 8:48

    hihi I have the same for years, you will not regret you will see. I believe that this is the best purchase that I make in my life (just that, but good at the same time I'm the girl who always buys everything is anything !)

  57. 21 January 2016 at 9:07

    I recognize myself so much in your ticket !
    Petite, I devoured books (all – not that the roses, Greens, etc.) at the point of passing many of my recess in the library.
    Worms 15-16 years old, I got (for other reasons than you – mainly because I thought that books “Adult” were all boring like those on forced him to read for the tray. Bref).

    I picked up taste from reading the Harry Potter, to 19 years old (revelation : books for adults can also be turned to the fantastic… and those who are not, can be as exciting).
    I started to read until my… 26 years or (age at which I've all plated to resume my studies & spent all my days – including weekend – pendant 5 years to build my small cozy universe & current professional).
    There are approximately 2 years old (I could finally start to blow a little without being afraid of not out at the end of the month !), I wanted to read again. Pour moi. For fun (and not for studies)… but I couldn't !
    In geek that I am, I couldn't make the transition, resume paper, to plunge me into a book.
    Friends (holders of lights) told me, have explained me the, etc. The idea worked his way… and Christmas 2014, under the tree, a Kindle pretty (the same as you – the pouch but black). Since a year, j'ai lu. Much more. Yet as I want (I still spend too much time of my free time on YouTube – moreover, do you know BookTube ? Sinon, don't make the mistake of falling in : Once it was discovered, It is damned), but much more than these 5 last years… In the end, I tasted a fifteen pound. It was awfully nice.

    (Mini ps 1 : without Amazon premium, can have free access to books whose authors died since more of 100 years without concern)
    (Mini ps 2 : Sorry if my little word is draft… ! ^^)

  58. 21 January 2016 at 9:50

    For now I use the ipad 2 I have, It is certainly much less comfortable for the eyes but I have not yet decided to invest in a true light. Thank you for your article !

  59. 21 January 2016 at 9:50

    I don't read books in print, I still buy CD, DVD, vinyl when I love work and I have photo albums on my shelves. I understand that people may find interesting reading (access to thousands of books easily, saving space in the apartment, ease of use in travel, etc…). I have 24 years old, I'm not against progress, but I'm too attached to the book object, to leafing through, touch when I want, to reduce everything to digital. The objects tell a story, light a little less ^^

  60. 21 January 2016 at 11:31

    Nice Article. Personally, I very much appreciate the Kindle by its light weight and the excellent grip it offers. Can be put in the Pocket also without causing the slightest gene even if it goes on a trip. I do not know why but I get when even to see a lot more of a good memory of what I read on paper compared to him.

  61. 21 January 2016 at 12:00

    Until very recently I owned a Kindle until a chick pushed and have it fall between the metro and the dock … (RAGE!!!) and as by chance the RATP the not found. Looks not as deep as hell…
    I always loved reading and my library proves. Despite my Kindle I always bought as many book, It allowed me to re-read sagas which are bulky as GoT, The company black etc etc… without risk of damaging my books because I also like beautiful collections.
    And unfortunately I already got too busy to be polite people-torn pages(RAGE BIS)
    Suddenly the kindle for me was an interesting alternative to be able to read or reread without ever deprive me of my escapades in bookstores <3

  62. 21 January 2016 at 12:09

    Bonjour, This is my first comment here, Maybe because I feel more concerned by this subject especially even if I read with pleasure all tickets. :)
    Great reader for a long time I have accumulated a large number of books papers, Despite regular sorts. But continue to read a lot while living in Paris raises material limits that make that I turned to the Kindle. It is clear that it is very convenient for the speed of command, the amount of available books, the duration of the battery; I have no printing to find myself facing a nth screen at the end of the day of the fact of the digital ink pretty nice…
    Yet, I prefer the paper for a simple reason: I remember much better books I have read on paper, not because I have an image of the object in my head: coverage, les couleurs, the title and author (all this is very abstract on the Kindle), and the fact of a different object each time makes the most influential reading in my experience. Am the only one in this case?

    • 21 January 2016 at 12:30

      I have not thought but it is true that it has a small psychological impact ;)

  63. 21 January 2016 at 15:13

    Oh the already almost 90 comments ! usually I read everything to be sure someone n’ has not said exactly the same thing ;-)
    Well I too have a kindle, with a leather case pink, trop beau.
    I always read books (I read on average most of 20 par an) . I read a lot during my journeys in metro daily (more of 1 H 30 every day to read). And so I was pushing to buy a kindle it is especially the weight of the books ! It changes everything for my daily trips to travel as you say !

    And otherwise another reason : I was tired of having a large library filled with books of pockets that are ugly !! especially of novels (my small passion) that I relirais ever…. So during my big household (#Konmari), I emptied not bad libraries ! and the kindle helps hold ;-)

    PS : for public domain books, no need to have premium account not. I downloaded a Maupassant for example.

  64. 21 January 2016 at 16:47

    I was of those people who never say great I would buy a reading lamp, and then day I so fed up of having all these lire that I could no longer store because more space !!! And I buy the kindle I really don't regret, I have read it instantly so convenient when it comes to a series ^^ and to my great delight his does not place !! and I take it everywhere !! Sa to say never say never ^^
    bisous a toi !

  65. 21 January 2016 at 20:35

    moi, for the moment, I can not…. It's maybe stupid… I've been bookseller during 12 years old, I grew up in the middle of books. Nothing is more moves me that full libraries to crack, that my old books where I fall (with my small notes of the time, too funny!! :-)). I love the pretty covers, the smell of the paper (new or old), spend a moment before my library, to choose a book that I forgot!
    But most of all, more than anything, I love love these moments or with my second daughter, we exhume my childhood books, those that I read so much that you can see my fingerprints, those who were super to me valuable, those on which I cried… Bref, I too love books….
    So, My husband his reading light and my two (Devourer of words) has also a…. Well, I'll end up getting contaminate!!

    Very nice article that said!!

  66. 21 January 2016 at 23:13

    And that fatigue not more eyes? I am very fan of paper I must confess, I am not sure to be able to go to the kindle (all that lose a pound in the case of censorship would make me really ch * er ) but I dedicated that it is convenient travelling still…. May be a compromise between the 2? Book paper at me and enkindle in travel?

    • 22 January 2016 at 0:03

      Not really electronic ink it looks like really what was on paper must be tested it is bluffing. It has nothing to do with a screen

  67. 22 January 2016 at 4:14

    Likewise, I was reluctant to lights, until I am offered a one day (there are approximately 7-8 years now, and she always accompanies me. Believe that these small animals are indestructible). Depuis, I read both, e-books and paper books, but I realize that I do not read the same thing, nor in the same way on both.

    For those who find that they fail to focus on the electronic format (I have the impression that we are several in this case here), I recommend this article (in English), who can give a few lines of thought :
    As far as I am concerned, It is true that I have much more difficulty to achieve the progress of a story with an ebook with a paper book. The numbers that scroll at the bottom of the screen do not replace the scrolling of pages and the weight of the book that passes slowly from one hand to the other.

    I read still much on my reading lamp, Since being able to take it everywhere with me help nonetheless much. But I also always buy many books papers. It happens to me even to buy the version pocket of a book after reading it in electronic format. En effet, where is played mainly the difference for me, It's that I can't lend an ebook. However I like to share my reading. As my friends know me great reader and often wonder recommendations of readings. And the simplest in these cases, capita abroad, is just to lend a book.

  68. 22 January 2016 at 6:37


    I love to madness my Kindle 3 G. Like you I read more. It makes 5 years that I am Expat to the Viet Nam and I didn't go hunting to books through the city. No question of ordering on the Internet nor seen how it is taxed at the arrival… I was never a fan of the book object and I do not like libraries. I patelka so my pockets in cabinets. This Kindle thus reconciled me with reading. I am in full in the Lord of The Rings series that I devour without having evil on wrists. The reading is a must when we are expatriate, traveling or that there simply no place. A real revolution in my life of reader.

    • 22 January 2016 at 8:44

      Hello Flo! Even thinking that you I live in Shanghai and I ordered a kindle for the same reasons! I have to move project a Ho Chi Minh City in 2017, I just search young French like me on site to advise me, tell me about life in the Viet Nam, etc. Could we discuss in MP? Ca serait top! Merci

      • 25 January 2016 at 7:44

        Hi Ariane,
        With pleasure ! I am in HCM and I love my life here.
        You can contact me at this email address.
        See you soon !

  69. 22 January 2016 at 9:47

    I understand all the advantages that you can find in having a light yet I am incapable of projecting to have one a day!!

    I don't listen to only the CD but also the audio K7 and I believe that I will always be a dinosaur… I'm not comfortable with technology and for me, the comfort of a paper book lies. Do not have to take me the head with a download, a purchase online where nothing is intuitive to me.

    And, a thing that I love is go pick a book in a box books (There are full in the squares in Bordeaux, anyone can deposit or take books) that I will probably ever read on my own. It is to trust a player that one does not know. (And crazy discoveries as the author Carole Martinez!) And of course the empty attic and scholarships to books in all genres.

    En revanche, I still never works I've read (except the Kundera!!!), because I don't feel the need to possess the object, my apartment is minus and I love the idea that the book continues to be read by others. Also in my building, for custom file in the hall books or DVDs you want to give to our neighbors and everyone is free to use!

  70. 22 January 2016 at 10:19

    I had the same course as you : I totally stopped reading (or very little) pendant 2-3 years until the day where I got a Kobo. Since I eat heaps and heaps of novels ; as soon as a book tempts me I download it and begins it two minutes after. When I walk, and I don't want to take the reading light bag fit into the pocket of my jacket, It's just genial. Ditto for lighting, I was afraid that it damaged me eyes as the iPad but that nenni ! And then I could read 50 shades of Grey in secret in the metro and the book of EnjoyPhoenix hehe ! In short it really is top and it happens to me after reading a book on my reading lamp to buy paper to be sure the author perceives something.

  71. 22 January 2016 at 14:48

    Super article ! Me too I have taken the plunge last year, curiosity first with as attractive books fell into the public domain. And intake affection for this small object, He returned stack hair in my Pocket, It is ultra lightweight, playback is fluid and just great integrated lamp ! What can we say of the dico… super convenient !!
    And the joy flaps that evoke the same speech on “paper” and the object that it lends, nothing prevents you to alternate !
    Now I expect that one thing is to be able to borrow books from my library via my kindle, well I have a few years to wait I believe…

  72. 22 January 2016 at 21:31

    with the software size (free) You can take free books of law on sites like the Gutenberg project and transfer them to the kindle :)

  73. 22 January 2016 at 22:07

    I also have a kindle but sincerely, I use it when I go on holiday by plane! When one eats like me, I do not have the room in my suitcase to put all that I read in 15 days.
    Problem of rich consumerist!

    Sinon, I prefer above all, It is Exchange books with girlfriends, borrow them from the library and sometimes buy.
    But I read so much, I try to stop buy, I don't know where to put them.

    And the thing that bothers me with the kindle, It is that I find the horribly expensive paperless books and I don't like the idea to download illegally. Just like, I failed to pass the Cape of a monthly subscription.

    More home, la bibliothèque, It's free.

  74. 23 January 2016 at 12:14

    Just for info, you don't have a premium account to access books in the public domain that are free. I just finished reading the 3 Musketeers (the 3 tomes) without having paid a penny.
    Après, I may have a kindle for a long time, I always buy books papers, the two go together in my routine.
    And in the same batch, I still have the CD and photo paper albums, because I use them more than the dematerialised formats.
    But after all, It's just a matter of uses and habits !

  75. 24 January 2016 at 11:28

    Why Amazon, It's really not the joy :


    • 24 January 2016 at 17:08

      It is interesting that's for sure, the day where Amazon will pay its taxes as it should it will be a little happiness for everyone.

      Concerning the question of Amazon and the book as it is presented in the video, It should be that big editors explain why they do not want prices on eBooks on the new works while there is not : of printing costs, storage and transport (Unlike the paper book). After I ask myself the question just for new works for the old structures there are big costs to change support.

      I worked for big publishers, the prices they offer to some authors are just shameful, but truly shameful kind. And if one looks at the issue of the digital book that's Pompom : They are often the most important margins and the author does not touch a copec's stuff, This is the same percentage for the author either paper or digital.

      At the time when I see in the video that we put the poor little hatchet face the nasty big Amazon, I'm not convinced hyyyper. Big publishers and some of their practices also have their share of responsibility in the crisis of the book.

      • 25 January 2016 at 11:56

        For many years bookseller, I can only endorse your speech!!
        Oui, Amazon is far from being white as snow…. More, Publishers (distributors) as Hachette are far from white geese!! The big losers in history are the creative ( writers, illustrators…).
        Like you, Eleanor, I am outraged by the price of the books to download “nine”!! I think that some people surf on the success of the reading lights…
        When we seek titles for our daughter (big reader), It's sometimes depressing tell him not. Heureusement, There are all those in the public domain!

        • 26 January 2016 at 10:44

          Certainly agree that present Hachette as a poor victim was pretty funny. Having a master's degree in publishing and an internship in a big house, I know firsthand that large publishers “tradi” are not angels either (or so the Angels with big teeth and scales instead of feathers !), and that, anyway, the authors are the big losers, usually completely operated by publishers. But not at this level that ' Amazon does damage. For employees it is really not far from slavery. In this regard you can read “In the Amazon, infiltrated in the best of worlds”, JB Malet. For booksellers, who are passionate and are often very poorly paid, It is also catastrophic…

  76. 24 January 2016 at 17:01

    Hello !
    Me I was offered at Christmas the nolim at crossroads, very good and not at all flanged ! I think it's top, It serves me especially to read or re-read books that I would not necessarily have bought and in addition I buy some pins that I want to have in “true”
    Only problem, I find that ebooks are really expensive, that's why I'm looking for a way to find the books for free, so if you had some advice to give me for this side then I'm all ears ;) !

  77. 24 January 2016 at 19:20

    At the base I was against also, I too love books (I can stay stupidly 5 minutes before my shelves a admire my books, touch, the puff pastry) then a friend made me envy with his, it's cute, the battery holds a long, be able to take 1000 books in a few grams… I had one at Christmas (a Kobo, my choice because compatible Epub without gauge) and in the end I still buy my paper books and I pirates equivalents. I do not understand why in 2016 paper books are not sold with their digital versions like most vinyl and blu - ray.
    Incidentally I pleads guilty, Goodbye Hello beautiful vinyl and CD to have still more listening MP3 sold with, by cons for the pictures I am not quite agree, actually it is y more photo albums a strictly speaking on the shelves but for me full of photo books, It is much more enjoyable than watching on his computer.

  78. 24 January 2016 at 19:51

    Me I still do my photo albums ! #Dinosaur
    Nothing like that flick them into the couch with a hot chocolate ;-)
    Sinon, I have PCO's reluctance to let go of my books but I totally understand the craze and I'm afraid to crack soon because I have to admit that it is much better that I thought this modern stuff ^^
    Strangely it makes me sad…

  79. 25 January 2016 at 11:57

    I admit I too am of the kind to say “HAN BUT NEVER JPOURRAIS CA NOT REPLACE A BOOK!!” but after reflection.. your sentence on the position when you change page convinced me :D

  80. 26 January 2016 at 6:39

    Je suis comme toi: I read much less than before thanks to the internet (also instead of reading a book I read this article.. ). I have the iPad that suddenly changes from bottom in black when there light is low to avoid tiring the eyes and make too much light. I find that benefits: already the space saving!!! I read Marie Kondo (TJS on the iPad) and, I ordered my books and keep just the faint-hearted and those I know I relirais (suddenly there are mostly those of my guy on finance in the library (berk) and “The yellow eyes of Crocodiles” seems well silly side). Bref, more questioning on “where I put this new book”. Then: they are immediately available! Apple has made a big effort on this side there and it is nice to just download and have it in the minute. Three: same as you: travel!!! The only fear I have it is to leave the iPad all single pdt I go skinny dipping.. Kindle suddenly seems more safe on this side there. And four: read in all positions!! And small 5 shameful: When I upload copy pdt, It will also top years need to print on paper. I see also a certain ecology actually?
    Big me I do not only see the benefit and buys almost more book, even if nothing will replace the beauty of a beautiful well furnished library!!

  81. Cassandra Carvalho
    26 January 2016 at 10:28

    Coucou 👋 désolé je viens ici enparasiteenfaite j ai une question FONDAMENTALE lol 😂 et je ne vois pas où d autre la poser puisque je me souviens de voir ces jolies chaussures que sur toi eleonore bridge! Lol les Patricia blanchet glitter :(. J en rêveLa nuit ;) et impossible d en trouver! (sur internet peut être dois je aller en boutique) se serai vraiment génial que tu m aide :)! 😘😘 gracié

  82. 2 February 2016 at 14:30

    We are dinosaurs !!!
    I still have the CD, I still buy, and my teen daughter asked us a turntable vinyl for Christmas…And as there is no vinyl records it begins to buy him.
    We are a family of keen readers but not ready to switch to the light. And we do live the small independent bookstore close to home rather than fatten the giant Amazon. Our booksellers are awesome and their tips are irreplaceable.
    I cannot live in an apartment where there are no shelves full of books…which does not prevent us to regularly sort and file to the recyclerie.
    But my mother-in-law has a reading lamp (she has 70 years and as its fall view it may choose to large print on her reading lamp) (It is in the family that enhances the level of technology ) and it is true that I have been amazed to see the screen, very matte, that has nothing to do with a computer screen…

  83. 4 February 2016 at 18:17

    Then I am a great books bulimic :)
    And there is 4 years I have crack for the kindle touch as sock geek :) Since the range of Kindle does more leave me.
    I have the same as you but not on 3G.
    And he follows me everywhere :)
    And I always read as many….

    I admit I boycott the purchase of digital books in France, the price, drm is well boring… but I buy a low price at Bragelonne or other from time to time.
    So I had big ebook collection:) because I left a club so it will send them and co.

    I'll also do an article on my blog soon because I have a little bit of hangover on the behaviour of certain person screw digital playback, especially for the same thoughts that you give in your article…

    I say that from my time as you read, It is for the words, l & rsquo; history, the imaginary, the nan universe ? and that is what one has to do the support ??

    that said I still do tours of the booksellers :) and Alas for my banker I still buy a lot of paper book :)

  84. 11 February 2016 at 10:23

    Precisely I just buy me one that I returned because when changing page he y' has a reminiscence, a superposition of the pages with black screen which is very unpleasant to the eye… was this a defect or is this normal?
    I'm like you I read more since the end of my studies and I hope to get back through the Kindle…
    And I just read your article on the headphones that I also tested, I fully agree with you the effect is surprising!

    • 11 February 2016 at 10:41

      What you describe is normal but there is a setting to do so that it does not to each page ;)

      • 11 February 2016 at 19:51

        Thank you ^^ ;)

  85. 23 March 2016 at 16:02

    I stumbled across your blog via the HC one on your home and needle thread I came across this article! Alors, me too I fell in love with my reading light! It's just great. I have a Kobo and she does not leave me. I also heard reflections “nothing can replace paper books” and in each case, I can't help but brag about the merits. Even when I sold my books in a vide-grenier, I managed to sell and boast lights (oui, Sometimes I'm not very logical… but OK).
    All that to say that I find myself entirely in your article!!!

    Come on, I continue my exploration of your world.


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