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Amazon's harnessing the power of the Kindle Single to bring the art of long-form interviews to its e-reader. The new Kindle Singles Interview series offers up conversations with world leaders and other key figures for $0.99 a pop, kicking things off with Shimon Peres. The Israeli President and Nob...

July 25th 2013 at 10:21am 0 Comments
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After a relatively successful stint in the US, Amazon is bringing its "vast spectrum " of reports, memoirs and narratives to the British Isles. Former Penguin Press managing director, Andrew Rosenheim, has been drafted in to curate what appears in Kindle Singles and at the moment, there's plenty o...

December 21st 2012 at 11:05am 0 Comments
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Hey, kids! Kindle Singles -- Amazon's really, really short books for people with short attentions spans -- have finally gone live. And you know what that means? You can finally get a copy of Mark Greif's Octomom and the Politics of Babies delivered to your e-reader via Amazon Whispernet for the low...

January 26th 2011 at 11:19am 0 Comments
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It looks like Amazon has finally admitted what we knew all along: most books are too long. And boring. We need more e-publications that reflect our torn jeans, frayed hair, coffee swilling, ca. early-1990s slacker lifestyle. Kindle Singles, as announced by "the man" in an ironic blast of "PR," are...

October 12th 2010 at 11:40am 0 Comments