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Dylan Thomas: The words set free

By Paul St John Mackintosh
August 10, 2013 // 4 Comments

Dylan Thomas (1914-53), whose centenary is this year, lived for only 39 years, but by a lucky accident of timing and copyright, his early death at least ensured that, unlike his near contemporary W. H. Auden (born 1907), his most important and best-loved work is available for free online – in [...]

Double Book Review: 'Spook Stories' and 'More Spook Stories,' by E.F. Benson

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

This is a review of two connected books by the same very popular author that are not new, but little known in e-book format, thanks to the onerous U.S. copyright term limit that keeps them out of the public domain there. Fortunately, Canada comes to the rescue, as so often, and provides excellent [...]

My 5 Favorite Sources for DRM-Free E-Books, part 1 of 2

By Joanna Cabot
October 20, 2012 // 3 Comments

I love DRM-free books! I know that for most people, DRM is an issue they might not think about often; if their books work, they’re happy. But for many more experienced e-book users, it’s an issue to care about. If you acquire 100 Amazon e-books and then you buy a Kobo, how are you going [...]

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