Nooking War & Peace

The story of how Barnes & Nobles e-book version of Tolstoy’s War and Peace replaced all uses of the word ‘kindle’ with the work ‘nook’ has filled the book-blog world during the past few days. The edits were first noticed by Phillip of the Ocracoke Island Journal. Phillip assumed it was a “sophomoric and/or commercial prank” by the company. The comments which Phillip’s article received were, of course, full of…