Make it your hone: the ebook that you are forced to edit as you read

On each page of A Universe Explodes by Tea Uglow, owners are required to add one word and remove two – which amounts to an odd reading experienceIt opens with a woman reaching up for a cereal bowl and closes with a new beginning – or at least it does for the moment. By the time you get to read it, my copy of A Universe Explodes will have changed. Tea Uglow’s story about a disintegrating life has been built to be literally deconstructed, with readers required to make small edits to the book’s text, as it passes from one owner to the next. Related: What apps next? Publishers and developers embrace 'unprintable' fiction Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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Making ebooks even more kid-friendly: the Storia reading app from Scholastic

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Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’

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Shocker: People who read ebooks read more

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“You cover that acid in comfort.” Read Toni Morrison’s 1973 edit letter to Lucille Clifton.

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‘Brood,’ a quiet meditation on the small stuff, makes for a perfect pandemic read

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How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And Reviews)

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