Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

New York Times op-ed: "The Kindle Swindle?"

by Rob - February 25th, 2009.
Filed under: ebooks.

Today’s New York Times has an op-ed piece by Roy Blount, Jr., president of the Authors Guild, entitled The Kindle Swindle?

The Authors Guild has also put up a web page with demos of the Kindle’s text-to-speech (TTS) feature here.

Oh, and by the way, not on this topic, but I occassionally do op-eds myself for major Canadian newspapers. An op-ed piece is an opinion piece or essay that appears opposite the editorial in a newspaper — it’s a featured opinion piece by someone other than the newspaper’s staff editorial writer. I’ve been commissioned to do op-ed pieces by both The Globe and Mail (Canada’s national newspaper) and The Ottawa Citizen (the largest-circulation newspaper in Canada’s capital city):

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