About Peter Meyers

Author and digital book architect. I write about and help companies create reader-friendly digital books. Author of “Best iPad Apps” (O’Reilly, 2010). Currently writing: “Breaking the Page: Transforming Books and the Reading Experience” (O’Reilly, 2011) and Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly, 2012).

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  • Peter shared from a Personal Document
    Wherever you stand, his words deepen your connection to the mystery of being alive.
    Note: Early morning: good time to read Rumi.
  • Peter shared from The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future by Robert Darnton
    I used to be a newspaper reporter myself. I got my basic training as a college kid covering police headquarters in Newark in 1959.
    Note: trying again to get FB sharing to work from a Kindle ebook
  • Peter shared from The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future by Robert Darnton
    Typographical design orients the reader and shapes the meaning of the news.
  • Peter shared from The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future by Robert Darnton
    News is not what happened but a story about what happened.
    Note: Testing the ebook sharing feature on the new Kindle Fire. I selected the phrase "News is not what happened but a story about what happened".
  • Peter shared from The Heart of Haiku (Kindle Single) by Jane Hirshfield
    old pond: frog leaps in the sound of water
    Note: Haiku from lovely kindle single
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