Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Readers > Amazon Kindle

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-17-2009, 08:01 PM   #1
Daithi
Publishers are evil!
Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Daithi's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,418
Karma: 36205264
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Rhode Island
Device: Various Kindles
Amazon Classic Book Request List

The following books are all modern classics (i.e. not in the public domain) that are not yet available on the Kindle. Please help put pressure on the Publishers/Amazon to make these books available.

Visit the book's Amazon page and then press Amazon's --
Tell the Publisher!
I’d like to read this book on Kindle
When you are done with that, contact the book's publisher and tell them you want the book made available as an ebook. Make sure your request includes the Author, Title, and ISBN.

I'm also more than happy to add books to this list, but only if they are in the top 25,000 in regards to Amazon Sales Rank. In other words, I'm trying to keep this list limited to the major modern classics. So if you know of a book that is in the top 25,000 Amazon Sales Rank, which isn't available as an ebook, and isn't already on this list then let me know with a comment to this thread and I'll add it to the list.

Books are listed by their Amazon Sales Rank --
#48 The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barberry ISBN: 1933372605 Publisher
#74 Good to Great by Jim Collins ISBN: 0066620996 Publisher
#142 Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand Available Now Link
#243 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury ISBN: 0345342968 Publisher
#294 Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger ISBN: 0316769177
#396 To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee ISBN: 0060935464 Publisher
#713 Catch 22 by Joseph Heller ISBN: 0684833395 Publisher
#850 The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks ISBN: 0684853949 Available now Link
#941 Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison ISBN: 0679732764 Available now Link
#1,310 Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card ISBN: 0765342294 Available now Link
#1,634 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami ISBN: 0679775439 Publisher
#2,044 Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone by J.K. Rowling ISBN: 0590353403 Publisher
#2,076 The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro ISBN: 0679731725 Publisher
#2,484 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson ISBN: 0679785892 Available now Link
#2,780 One Hundred Years Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez ISBN: 0060883286 Publisher
#2,924 Watership Down by Richard Adams Available Now Link
#2,946 Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. Hofstadter ISBN: 0465026567 Publisher
#3,012 Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie ISBN: 0812976711 Publisher
#3,109 Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier ISBN: 0380730405 Publisher
#3,834 The Once and Future King by T.H. White ISBN: 0441003834 Publisher
#3,897 Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie ISBN: 0812976533 Available now Link
#4,481 Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank ISBN: 0553296981 Publisher
#4,535 As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner ISBN: 067973225X Publisher
#4,675 The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith ISBN: 0393332144
#4,688 Shogun by James Clavell Available Now Link
#5,709 The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner ISBN: 0679732241 Publisher
#5,779 Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card ISBN: 0812550757 Available now Link
#6,583 Hawaii by James A. Mitchner ISBN: 0375760377 Publisher
#7,190 All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot ISBN: 0312965788 Publisher
#7,586 The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck ISBN: 1416500189 Publisher
#8,005 The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler Available Now Link
#8,108 A Night to Remember by Walter Lord ISBN: 0805077642 Publisher
#8,875 Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice ISBN: 0345409647 Publisher
#10,766 The Neverending Story by Michael Ende ISBN: 0525457585 Publisher
#10,843 Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes ISBN: 0156030306 Available now Link
#11,270 Light In August by William Faulkner ISBN: 0679732268 Publisher
#11,496 Jorge Luis Borges' Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges ISBN: 0140286802 Publisher
#12,015 Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean Auel ISBN: 0553381679 Publisher
#12,779 The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson ISBN: 0143039989 Publisher
#12,815 The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein ISBN: 0312863551 Publisher
#13,334 Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler Available Now Link
#13,480 Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges ISBN: 0811216993 Publisher
#13,525 The Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin ISBN: 0553383043 Publisher
#14,766 Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett ISBN: 0679722645 Publisher
#16,449 Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov ISBN: 0679410430 Available now Link
#17,863 The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris ISBN: 0312195265 Publisher
#18,289 Doomsday Book by Connie Willis ISBN: 0553562738 Publisher
#18,808 The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle ISBN: 0451450523 Publisher
#18,903 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark ISBN: 0061711292 Publisher
#19,093 Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian ISBN: 0393307050 Publisher
#20,034 Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa ISBN: 4770019572 Publisher
#20,488 The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury ISBN: 0380973839 Publisher
#21,512 The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer ISBN: 0312265050Available now Link
#21,513 Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon ISBN: 0143039946 Publisher
#22,071 The Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys ISBN: 0140818030 Publisher
#22,541 Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter Miller Jr. ISBN: 0060892994 Publisher Available Here
#23,087 Finnegan's Wake by James Joyce Available Now Link
#23,668 2001 An Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke ISBN: 0451457994 Publisher
#25,000 Hickory Dickory Dock by Agatha Christie ISBN: 0425175464 Publisher
#25,000 A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie ISBN: 0451199863 Publisher
#25,000 Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis ISBN: 0684825546 Publisher

Last edited by poohbear_nc; 07-28-2010 at 11:14 AM.
Daithi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2009, 09:00 PM   #2
Witchbaby
Connoisseur
Witchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheese
 
Witchbaby's Avatar
 
Posts: 64
Karma: 1044
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: San Diego
Device: Kindle2
Hi Daithi,

I did all of the Amazon links and will do the Publishers later on.

#8,005 The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler...

...is now available. Quick response.
Witchbaby is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Advertisement
Old 09-17-2009, 09:55 PM   #3
Daithi
Publishers are evil!
Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Daithi's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,418
Karma: 36205264
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Rhode Island
Device: Various Kindles
Thanks Witchbaby -- and you have karma comin your way.
Daithi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2009, 09:56 PM   #4
joobies
Addict
joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.joobies once ate a cherry pie in a record 7 seconds.
 
joobies's Avatar
 
Posts: 234
Karma: 1856
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Midwest USA
Device: Kindle 1, Sony PRS-505
2924 - Watership Down is also now available on Kindle.
joobies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2009, 10:26 PM   #5
fiver
Enthusiast
fiver doesn't litterfiver doesn't litter
 
Posts: 31
Karma: 100
Join Date: May 2009
Device: Kindle
Score!
Watership Down is my favorite book since I was a kid
I've been requesting it at least once a week hehe

Michael
fiver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 03:45 AM   #6
Witchbaby
Connoisseur
Witchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheeseWitchbaby can extract oil from cheese
 
Witchbaby's Avatar
 
Posts: 64
Karma: 1044
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: San Diego
Device: Kindle2
Not a problem!

So, has anyone put together a form letter to send to publishers? Or is it better to send something individual? Let me know, and I will get to writing.

P.S. K coming your way as well. Meant to do that earlier
Witchbaby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 10:05 AM   #7
poohbear_nc
Feliz Fowlidad!
poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
poohbear_nc's Avatar
 
Posts: 30,125
Karma: 50838141
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Durham, NC
Device: Every Kindle Ever Made & To Be Made + Kobo Aura + Nexus7.2!
All Creatures Great & Small by James Herriot needs to be added:

Amazon.com Sales Rank: #7,190 in Books
St. Martin's Paperbacks

I emailed the publishers earlier this year but got no response.
poohbear_nc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 10:09 AM   #8
poohbear_nc
Feliz Fowlidad!
poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
poohbear_nc's Avatar
 
Posts: 30,125
Karma: 50838141
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Durham, NC
Device: Every Kindle Ever Made & To Be Made + Kobo Aura + Nexus7.2!
and James Clavell -- ShoGun
Dell
Amazon.com Sales Rank: #4,688 in Books
poohbear_nc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 11:08 AM   #9
Daithi
Publishers are evil!
Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Daithi's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,418
Karma: 36205264
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Rhode Island
Device: Various Kindles
Here is what I email the publisher or enter into their webform (I wish they'd just provide an email address).

Dear Sir,

I would like to purchase Title of The Book by Author Name (ISBN: 1234567890) for the Amazon Kindle, but it doesn't appear that this book is available as an ebook yet. Are there any plans to make this book available for the Kindle or other electronic book readers?

Thanks,
Your Name
Daithi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 11:59 AM   #10
poohbear_nc
Feliz Fowlidad!
poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.poohbear_nc ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
poohbear_nc's Avatar
 
Posts: 30,125
Karma: 50838141
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Durham, NC
Device: Every Kindle Ever Made & To Be Made + Kobo Aura + Nexus7.2!
Should this be made a "sticky"?
poohbear_nc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 01:20 PM   #11
Daithi
Publishers are evil!
Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Daithi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Daithi's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,418
Karma: 36205264
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Rhode Island
Device: Various Kindles
Added Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa to the list.
Daithi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 02:29 PM   #12
susan_cassidy
Wizard
susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.susan_cassidy ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Posts: 1,949
Karma: 1726558
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Kindle, iPad (not used much for reading)
"A Canticle for Leibowitz" is available for Kindle in extra large print from http://ebooks.ebookmall.com/title/ca...ler-ebooks.htm. No DRM. It is easy to convert to html, and change the default font size to normal. It is only $3.95. For a while, some months ago, it was free from a different site, along with some other books, for some kind of promotion.
susan_cassidy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 02:31 PM   #13
AnemicOak
Bookaholic
AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
AnemicOak's Avatar
 
Posts: 10,429
Karma: 28936355
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Minnesota
Device: HDX 8.9, AuraHD, Nook HD+, Kindle 2,3,T , Opus, Nexus7, iPhone5, etc
Quote:
Originally Posted by Daithi View Post
Added Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa to the list.
Would be great to see this as an ebook.



I would love to see the Bradbury's, but hasn't he said no already?
AnemicOak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 02:33 PM   #14
JSWolf
Resident Curmudgeon
JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.JSWolf ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
JSWolf's Avatar
 
Posts: 38,457
Karma: 19135915
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Kobo Aura H2), Sony PRS-650, Sony PRS-T1, nook STR, iPad 1, iPhone 5
Watership Down I've only seen as a movie, but it was very good. And given how good it was, I'd recommend the book. Someday I'll get to it myself.
JSWolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2009, 03:17 PM   #15
AnemicOak
Bookaholic
AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
AnemicOak's Avatar
 
Posts: 10,429
Karma: 28936355
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Minnesota
Device: HDX 8.9, AuraHD, Nook HD+, Kindle 2,3,T , Opus, Nexus7, iPhone5, etc
Quote:
Originally Posted by JSWolf View Post
Someday I'll get to it myself.
There are soooo many books I keep telling myself that about. We need longer days.
AnemicOak is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Amazon: Verify e-mail address request Kumabjorn Lounge 6 08-03-2010 12:01 PM
Heads up - free book (not classic) in the ibook store Cockeye Apple Devices 6 08-03-2010 09:22 AM
Free Classic Book Downloads Directly From Kindle PeJoMe Amazon Kindle 3 06-01-2009 02:54 PM
Please request this book at Amazon/Sony daffy4u Reading Recommendations 96 05-18-2009 09:58 PM
Shrinking Amazon free book list spiegels Amazon Kindle 14 03-04-2009 08:54 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:23 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.