Mar 17, 2009

closing the book

My esteemed colleague David Jacobs on reading with the iPhone Kindle app.

I have one major complaint: I found the act of finishing the book unsatisfying; after paging through 4393 "locations" (the Kindle doesn't entertain the conceit of page numbers) I missed the satisfaction of closing the volume one final time. The application resisted my impotent flicks, always returning to the final page.