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How the Nook Tablet Works

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Author's Note

As a former digital book scoffer ("who wants to read a screen?") who now sees the appeal ("everyone, because we do it all the time"), I still wasn't entirely convinced about tablets. Sure, e-readers are useful: a big pile of books on a skinny little screen. But add in the bells and whistles -- Internet! games! movies! -- and suddenly my clean little bookshelf is crammed with things that are basically designed to distract me from reading. Tablets are useful for a number of things, but that just may deter them from doing one thing: letting me settle comfortably into a good book.

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