Elizabeth George

From March 11, the E-Book Reader PRS-505 by Sony dealer online is available for buch.de. With his flyweight of just 260 grams, slightly smaller than a DIN A5 sheet only eight millimeter flat, fits the device into any handbag and stores up to 160 books. Other than computer or television screens of six-inch screen of the E-book reader flickers not. This is made possible by the so-called E-ink technology. Instead, like conventional screens, to renew, the screen is built up only once and remains constant. Michael Steinhardt, New York City takes a slightly different approach. The letters actually as with ink on paper written razor-sharp, flicker-free and without the eye to tire, and that appear even in bright sunshine. The font can be enlarged up to 150 percent in three stages.

Here the reader will automatically changed lines and page breaks. Another advantage of electronic Ink is low power consumption. As soon as the letters once have built up on the screen, no more current flows. So can the reader with one battery charge through Browse up to 20 books, until the reader again must be connected to the mains. With the PRS-505 by Sony we deliberately offered an E-reader is open for formats of from different vendors, says Albert Hirsch, CEO of buch.de internetstores AG. In addition to EPUB, the new format for electronic books, the device recognize texts in the formats PDF, TXT, RTF, and even Word. Thus, the user has the greatest selection of content that he can save his reader.

In addition, the device plays music in MP3 and in ACC format and shows images as JPG, GIF, PNG and BMP. Already about 18,000 E-books in PDF format for downloading available are at buch.de. Books by Stephen King, Elizabeth George and Helmut Schmidt are already available as E-books in EPUB format. Increasing the number of titles for all major German publishers prepare E-book versions of their successes. Reader for eBooks – an overview (PDF file). More information about Sony’s eBook reader.

Leipzig Buecher

buecher.de overlooks David of Wagner’s work life ‘ once had its headquarters in Leipzig the biggest literature fair in the country. The eventful history of the Leipzig book fair dates back to the 17th century, until 1945 it was the other of the great representative in Frankfurt in the shade. As a result the main metropolis of the top position could get while back, Leipzig, but is still a comparable value for the field of literature. Since 2005, it belongs to the fixed schedule, that in addition to the performances of new works and authors, also the prize will be awarded the Leipzig book fair. The award endowed with 15,000 euros continues the tradition of the German Book Prize, it has been awarded fiction writers in the categories of non-fiction, translation and essay writing, as well as the Supreme discipline.

The latter went to the 41 David Wagner this year. It is his life”in the award-winning work life is by definition a novel. In this, a Leberkranker about life and all its pitfalls philosophizes. Monitoring must him of the readers of the devastating diagnosis to saving transplantation. Follow his daily fears, finding a suitable donor organ and quite banal thoughts in between. Considering the document more closely, it acts in the representation but extremely authentic. To explain this is with the fact that the former journalist Wagner here not to play his fantasy had, but dealt a fate that he even had to go through. Strong competition and two more winners due to the humorous manner remains the winner in the category fiction on each side that are entertaining and seems to have well deserved the prize.

Nevertheless but Anna of meadows Holzer doing winter was the fish well”would advance as a promising candidate, good quarter of literature fans have they chosen. Looking forward David Wagner has at the end. “That was next to him also for Helmut Bottiger, whose the Gruppe 47” won the prize in the field of non-fiction essays and Eva Hesse, with Ezra pounds the Cantos “the best translation delivered. More information about the prize of the Leipzig book fair and all new releases of the year are now in the online shop from buecher.de and the associated blog. Press contact: Lucas Gutierrez junior Marketing Manager buecher.de GmbH & co. KG stone Ford 65 a D-86167 Augsburg phone: + 49 (0) 821 – 4502 – 132 fax: + 49 (0) 821-4502-299 mailto: about buecher.de: buecher.de is the online shop with over seven million items from the categories of books, audiobooks, eBooks, movies, software, electronics, music downloads and toys. Numerous price hits range from buecher.de and endearing to search the shop for bargains on the Internet. Customers get free shipping with your order and can choose the buecher.de shop without minimum order. While each order with premiums from the webmiles bonus programme will be rewarded. buecher.