I've been reading Sweet Tooth, the new Ian McEwan novel, on my laptop for the last couple of days.
I understand why publishers don't want to print advance copies, but curling up with my laptop just isn't the same as curling up with a good book. Basically, I have another 48 hours to finish reading before this file vanishes from my computer. I started taking notes as I go because there's no going back to check the facts, which I find annoying.
Stupid digital download.
I'm on Chapter 15, better than halfway through, so I took a break this afternoon and went scouting. Half Price Books mailed me a 50% off coupon, so I drove over there.
There was nothing very interesting in their collectibles case, but I did find this Thurber first edition in the fiction section: