Kindle and other eBooks

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Kindle and other eBooks

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Hello to all,

I'm not sure if this would fall under "Books" or not, but I just ordered a Kindle DX and had some questions about eBooks. Obviously there are limitations in Amazon's eBook store but I was wondering if anyone else knows of any good reference material that I could get from there, i.e. things like Benet's Readers Encyclopedia. Also, if there aren't, does anyone know where I can get good reference material in PDF form that can get on my Kindle? I know these things aren't widespread yet, but I think they could really help people become better quiz bowl players. Any thoughts?
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You can certainly read anything on Project Gutenberg.
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I have all the ACF Fall tossups on mine from ACFDB. I use it to read practice sometimes, and we used it to read tossups in the airport on the way to Prison Bowl.
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4shared and Scribd are good places to get books.

As are torrents if you go that route.
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Post by The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man »

This --> http://www.truly-free.org/ has a ton of awesome (free) e-books that aren't public domain, are canonical, and are legal if you are worried of such things.
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der_ubermensch wrote:This --> http://www.truly-free.org/ has a ton of awesome (free) e-books that aren't public domain, are canonical, and are legal if you are worried of such things.
I second this source. It is excellent.
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