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Alex Beam

E-Books: Try to read 'em and weep

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / October 23, 2006

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Every time I write sceptically about "electronic books," I receive a few indignant e-mails from readers rhapsodizing about their fantastic recent experience reading "War and Peace" on their Blackberry or "The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire" on their cellphone screen. So this time spare me the grief, OK? I have tried out yet another e-book, and yet again ... (Full article: 726 words)

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