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BookGlutton - Social Reading

BookGlutton - Social Reading
BookGlutton, one of the web's first social reading systems, has shut down. Try its new sister site, Readups.com, to "meet up" inside a book. From 2007 - 2013, BookGlutton delivered an innovative social reading experience. For many years, it was the only way people could discuss a book right from the page. Shared commenting was always a core part of the experience, including the ability to leave comments on paragraphs and chat inside chapters. The site represented a great innovation in reading and publishing, and we’ve seen it inspire other entrepreneurs and visionaries.

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