The Mile-High Book Club

The Seven Reading Habits Of Highly Effective Frequent Flyers

1. Pack your Kindle.

It's cheaper, smaller, simpler and lighter, with better battery life, than the iPad. "The iPad 2 is a great device, but it's only an average reader," says Toyota exec Bill Reinert, who takes twice-monthly LAX-to-Tokyo flights.

2. Or maybe don't pack your Kindle.

"I always bring a hardcover," says Gary Leff of frequent-flyer community Milepoint. "I don't use an e-reader because flight attendants get snippy during takeoff and landing."

3. Skip the airport bookstore.

"The content is parochial and mass-market," says Reinert. Exceptions are airports with indie bookstores--BookPeople in Austin, Books & Books in Miami, Powell's in...

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