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Old 05-13-2012, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Zef View Post
I read a LOT outdoors. During the commute, at the park, at the bus/train stop, waiting for a movie, etc. I can easily carry a standard-size paperback in my hand as I walk around, and other than a bit of wear to the edges of the cover, nothing happens.
One of the nice things about the Kindle and the Nook - and, let's be honest, most phones fall into the same category - is that they're very light, very small, and very durable. And entirely readable in direct sunlight. My Kindle Touch feels easier to hold than most paperbacks. It's lighter, I don't have to change my grip on it while I'm reading, I can move around without losing my page...
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