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What would an e-book festival look like? There were three Kindles held by the three people in my immediate vicinity at the Edinburgh International Book Festival last Wednesday night. Granted we were waiting for “The rise of e-books” discussion event to begin, but the sight of so many fellow audience members polishing off the last few pages of Sebastian Barry onscreen felt new, and jarring.

The information board behind the panel guests—the same board displayed…

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