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Old 08-01-2008, 04:40 PM   #1
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Amazon Kindle Offers Over 145,000 Books

According to an email I received from Amazon today, they now offer over 145,000 books, magazines, newspapers, and blogs for the Amazon Kindle.
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Old 08-01-2008, 04:43 PM   #2
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Take away the Blogs, magazines, newspapers, "classics", duplicates, and user uploaded eBook, and I bet the number is a lot lower.
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:01 PM   #3
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According to an email I received from Amazon today, they now offer over 145,000 books, magazines, newspapers, and blogs for the Amazon Kindle.
That email is so 2 days ago. Current count: 147,567

Oh wait a minute, it did say "over".
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:07 PM   #4
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And I noticed that there is a new freebie out today.
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:56 PM   #5
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The total is sort of inflated a bit by all those $0.99 short stories from old mystery and SF magazines, also.
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Old 08-01-2008, 06:26 PM   #6
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Just a quickie count:

20 Newspapers
372 Blogs
16 Magazines
3,555 Shorts (short stories)

Since classics count (you can still buy them in paper), I don't think the numbers are that inflated.
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Old 08-01-2008, 11:57 PM   #7
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They do have classics but most of the classics are under "literary fiction" which is only 3,753 total.
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