“..books look as if they contain knowledge, while e-readers look as if they contain information.” ― Julian Barnes
A B I L I T Y T O R E A D I N T H E D A R K
This week’s Word Challenge on Susan and my alternate website , Weekly Prompts, is READING.
I have always been an avid and somewhat traditional reader who enjoys the feel of a solid book in his hands and had the habit of earmarking a page to find my place the next time I open the book to continue my reading.
As I got older I noticed that the letters on each page seemed to dance about and I was starting to guess what the words might be. This was more than a simple matter of buying stronger prescription lenses. For me the electronic reader ( e reader) was the answer to my prayers.
The unit is compact, portable, can be placed inside a jacket or coat pocket or brief case. The type size can be altered to suit your viewing needs and the handy backlight feature makes reading in a darkened room a snap.
The selection of titles available is impressive and the battery life is adequate for even the most enthralled reader. I read voraciously when I was a student at university and the lull of a quiet library was drilled into my study routine. Now I am free to read wherever I wish.
I enjoy reading adventure stories, biographies, drama and mysteries.The upside to this: you can carry your reader anywhere and always enjoy a good tale wherever you are.
It is private, personal and portable. Besides with the ability to increase the size of the tpye I can leave my magnifying glass at home and focus more on enjoying the book and not focusing to see the letters.
What more can an avid reader ask for?
Besides, e-books help you preserve the trees of world.