Hugh Howey

Bestselling author of Wool and other books. Currently sailing around the world.

The Nook

The rumors have been swirling for most of this year: Barnes and Noble has an ebook coming. With a massive catalog of digital books at their disposal, and market share evaporating (and condensing around Amazon), they needed to do something. What they’ve done is re-imagined the e-reader while the devices are still in their infancy. Let me explain what other e-reader manufacturers have been working toward so you’ll appreciate the brilliant dual-screen nature of the Nook. E-readers are great for long periods of reading because of the new display technology…