Monday, 23 August 2010
The UK Kindle Store at Amazon features a vast selection of titles - including New Releases and Bestsellers - from UK authors including Terry Pratchett, Ian Rankin, Martina Cole, Sophie Kinsella and Ken Follett. The selection includes exclusives to the Kindle Store such as contemporary classics from the Wylie Agency's new Odyssey Editions imprint including Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children, John Cheever's The Stories of John Cheever, Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, Norman Mailer's The Naked and the Dead, and Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man.
Over 170 top UK and international newspapers and magazines are also available in the UK Kindle store for single purchase or subscription. UK titles in this selection include The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Economist, The Independent, The Financial Times and The Evening Standard. Kindle customers can also subscribe to over 9,000 blogs. All subscriptions are auto-delivered wirelessly to Kindle and start with a free 14-day trial.
On July 29, Amazon.co.uk started taking pre-orders for the all-new Kindle featuring a new electronic-ink screen with 50 percent better contrast than any other e-reader, a new sleek design with 21 percent smaller body than the previous Kindle, while still keeping the same 6-inch-size reading area, and a 15 percent lighter weight at just 247 grams (8.7 ounces). The all-new Kindle with Wi-Fi is available for £109 and with Free 3G wireless and Wi-Fi for £149.