More Than Words
BRIGHTEN YOUR BEACH READS WITH E-BOOK EXTRAS
Don't look now, but there's a second e-book revolution going on. The first one, which arrived back in 2007 with Amazon's first Kindle, was all about words. This one is about pictures--and video and audio. Many of this year's best e-books aren't just good reads; they're multimedia extravaganzas.
Monochrome e-readers such as Amazon's Kindle Touch and Barnes & Noble's Nook Simple Touch still excel at plain text, and their E Ink displays won't bleach out on even the sunniest of summer days. But the richest experiences are on color-screen tablets and...