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Untitled. Max Brand. About. Calibre started life on 31 October, 2006, soon after the release of the SONY PRS-500, the first e-ink based reader to be sold commercially in the US.


At the time, I was a graduate student, with a lot of time on my hands. The PRS-500 did not work at all with Linux, my operating system of choice, so I decided to reverse engineer the USB protocol that it used, to get it working on Linux. This was accomplished with the help of the fine folks over at and calibre was born, albeit named libprs500. At the time there were no satisfactory tools to convert content into the LRF format, used by the SONY reader, so I decided to implement a converter to convert the most popular e-book formats to LRF.

This converter proved to be wildly popular and far better than the (mostly non-existent) offerings from SONY. As my e-book collection grew, I realized that managing it was quickly becoming unwieldy, so I decided to write a graphical interface to libprs500 to make it easier. Recipe writers. Support - Barnes & Noble. 20 Best Ebooks sites. We understand that reading is the simplest way for human to derive and constructing meaning in order to gain a particular knowledge from a source.

20 Best Ebooks sites

This tendency has been digitized when books evolve into digital media equivalent – E-Books. It would be nice if we’re able to download free e-book and take it with us. That’s why we’ve again crawled deep into the Internet to compile this list of 20 places to download free e-books for your use. Full list after jump. FreeBookSpotFreeBookSpot is an online source of free ebooks download with 4485 FREE E-BOOKS in 96 categories which up to 71,97 GB. SnipFiles SnipFiles offers you free ebooks and software legally by brought or attained PLR, resale or master rights to all the products on their page. BookYards BookYards is a web portal in which books, education materials, information, and content will be freely to anyone who has an internet connection.

The Online Books Page The Online Books Page is a Listing over 30,000 free books on the Web. The Recommended Fantasy Author List. The Recommended Fantasy Author List Contents "I dare not post, but I will wink and hold out mine homepage.

The Recommended Fantasy Author List

It is a simple one, but what though? It will waste time, and it will endure flames as another man's page will - and there's an end. About the List The list is alphabetic by author. THIS LISTING DOES NOT PRETEND TO LIST EVERY WORK BY EVERY AUTHOR LISTED, nor is it intended to do so. This is NOT a listing of the FAQmaster's personal favorites. Series titles are in bold italics, and titles within the series follow. This listing was created in April 1994, following what seemed like the 900th posting of "what other authors should I read? " This list doesn't contain shared world novels and short story collections, except in those cases where I feel like including them (hey, it's called Editorial Privilege.) The dividing line between fantasy, science fiction, and horror is indistinct and highly subjective. Three cheers for: