[Web4lib] Kindle Lending

Brian Gray mindspiral at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 12:51:10 EDT 2010

Every reading group I have participated, everyone one was reading the book
at the same time because you wanted to read it as close to the discussion
meeting as possible. And every one was consulting their copy during the

In my opinion, a 1-reader lending policy of Kindle books does support clubs
with a primary mission of book exchange, but does not seem to help much
those formed with the primary goal of discussion.

Brian Gray
mindspiral at gmail.com
bcg8 at case.edu

On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Robert Balliot <rballiot at gmail.com> wrote:

> You don't need to be in the same city, town, state or region to share
> a book using 3G.  When someone is not reading the book, permission
> could be given by a Kindle owner in Mass to a Kindle owner in
> California or in St. Louis.  The virtually LibraryThing-cataloged
> virtual book could be discussed by a virtual book Club virtually
> meeting via video conference using Skype or with avatars in Second
> Life.
> Virtually,
> R. Balliot
> http://oceanstatelibrarian.com

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