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  • A weekly podcast about the Kindle and eBooks with in-depth conversations with guests--authors, technology experts, book industry analysts, Amazon execs, educators, agents, readers, and more.
    The Kindle Chronicles 2012
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  • TKC 667 Brad Stone

    May 15 2021

    Author of Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire

    Interview starts at 2:00 and ends at 34:00

    Note: I will be discussing my Brad Stone interview Monday May 17, 2021 at 1 pm EDT on Clubhouse. Whether you are a current member of Clubhouse or want to join in order to participate in the discussion, click here. I’ve also created a club named The Reading Edge. Use this link to join!

    Links

    The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone (2013)

    The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World by Brad Stone (2017)

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on the David Rubenstein Show (YouTube)- September 19, 2018

    Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson

    Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that changed Everything by Steven Levy

    Next Week’s Guest

    A.G. Riddle, author of Pandemic and other science-based thrillers

    If you’d like brief daily updates on technology, books, marriage, and puppies, you can follow along with my Morning Journal flash briefing. From your Echo device, just say, “Alexa, enable Morning Journal.” Then each morning say, “Alexa, what’s my flash briefing?” I post a five-minute audio journal each day except Sunday, usually by 8:00 am Eastern Time. 

    The Kindle Chronicles is now available at Audible Podcasts. The only thing missing are ratings! If you have time, please consider leaving one in order to help others learn about the show. 

    Right-click here and then click "Save Link As..." to download the audio to your computer, phone, or MP3 player.

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    52 mins
  • TKC 5-7-21 Mark Sullivan

    May 8 2021

    Author of The Last Green Valley

    Interview starts at 6:34 and ends at 49:20

    Note: I will be discussing my Mark Sullivan interview Monday May 9, 2021 at 1 pm EDT on Clubhouse. Whether you are a current member of Clubhouse or want to join in order to participate in the discussion, click here. I’ve also created a club named The Reading Edge. Use this link to join!

    Links

    “Amazon Partners with Tile to take on Apple AirTags” by Jon Fortt and Fahiemah Al-Ali at CNBC - May 7, 2021

    Kevin Kelly recommends Push to Kindle on Recomendo - $2/month on patreon gets uo 100 credits a month to use with Push to Kindle. 20 credits are apparently free each month.

    Mark Sullivan’s web page

    Beneath a Scarlet Sky: A Novel by Mark Sullivan

    Country Bookshelf in Bozeman, MT

    Sleeping Bear: A Thriller by Connor Sullivan (Mark’s son) - available for preorder with release on July 6, 2021. James Patterson’s blurb for the book: “Sleeping Bear is one of the very best thrillers you’ll read this year. It’s one of those rare novels that keeps getting better and better and better. Remember the author’s name—Connor Sullivan.” 

    “Amazon Unbound: Brad Stone on Amazon and Jeff Bezos” - Clubhouse event hosted by Steven Levy on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 8:30 Pm (EDT)

    Next Week’s Guest

    Brad Stone, author of Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire - available for pre-order with release May 11, 2021

    If you’d like brief daily updates on technology, books, marriage, and puppies, you can follow along with my Morning Journal flash briefing. From your Echo device, just say, “Alexa, enable Morning Journal.” Then each morning say, “Alexa, what’s my flash briefing?” I post a five-minute audio journal each day except Sunday, usually by 8:00 am Eastern Time. 

    The Kindle Chronicles is now available at Audible Podcasts. The only thing missing are ratings! If you have time, please consider leaving one in order to help others learn about the show. 

    Right-click here and then click "Save Link As..." to download the audio to your computer, phone, or MP3 player.

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    53 mins
  • TKC 665 Kjersti Egerdahl

    May 1 2021
    Senior Editor at Amazon Original Stories Interview starts at 16:40 and ends at 51:54 Note: I will be discussing my Kjersti Egerdahl interview Monday May 2, 2021 at 1 pm EDT (Note the new day and time) on Clubhouse. Whether you are a current member of Clubhouse or want to join in order to participate in the discussion, click here. I’ve also created a club named The Reading Edge. Use this link to join! Links “LinkedIn Names Amazon No. 1 Company Where Americans Want to Work in 2021” - Amazon Press Release April 28, 2021 All New Fire HD 10 and Fire HD 10 Plus press release - April 27, 2020 Fire HD10 Productivity Bundle Kjersti Egerdahl (Linkedin) The Last Girl by Joe Hart   Amazon Original Stories         YOUNG BLOOD by Andrew Barrer        Nameless Season 1 by Dean Koontz        EMERGENCY SKIN by N.K. Jemison        ZIKORA by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie        TURNING POINT: A Short Story by Jeffery Deaver        Currency Collection featuring Kiley Reid, Jia Tolentino, Emma Cline, Justin Torres, Curtis Sittenfeld, Yiyun Li, Tom Perrotta, Cristina Henríquez        Everything My Mother Taught Me by Alice Hoffman        Nothing Like I Imagined (Except for Sometimes) by Mindy Kaling        YOU ARE READY FOR TAKEOFF by Susan Orlean        Take the Lead by Jessica Simpson        HUSH (a collection) with some of today's most popular and award-winning crime writers including Lisa Unger        The Viking Hondbók: Eat, Dress, and Fight Like a Warrior by Kjertsi Egerdahl If you’d like brief daily updates on technology, books, marriage, and puppies, you can follow along with my Morning Journal flash briefing. From your Echo device, just say, “Alexa, enable Morning Journal.” Then each morning say, “Alexa, what’s my flash briefing?” I post a five-minute audio journal each day except Sunday, usually by 8:00 am Eastern Time.  The Kindle Chronicles is now available at Audible Podcasts. The only thing missing are ratings! If you have time, please consider leaving one in order to help others learn about the show.  Right-click here and then click "Save Link As..." to download the audio to your computer, phone, or MP3 player.
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    52 mins

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Long running impeccable weekly kindle podcast

Len has been putting his heart and soul into this weekly kindle podcast which has been running for almost a decade and half.
Len Is articulate, intelligent, and always has helpful news and tech tips and some great interview guests like Dean Koontz, Scott Turow and Jeff Bezos among many others.. If you are a fan of reading, Amazon, the kindle, and technology, this podcast is for you.

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I start listening to Len when the Kindle was released.
The podcast has evolved to include a range of devices; e-readers, tablets, AI products, and more.
You'll also be treated to informative and entertaining interviews.
Give it a try. I'm confident you'll join the many who look forward each week to this program.