The Kindle Owners’ Lending Library debuted in U.S. in early November, 2011 with about 5,000 titles. At last count, over 180,000 titles were available to U.S. KOLL users.
Today’s News From Amazon.com:
Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library is coming to the UK, Germany and France later this month, bringing Kindle owners with a Prime membership over 200,000 books to borrow for free as frequently as a book a month, with no due dates.
To learn more about the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, visit:
In other Amazon.com News: “Bezos and the Future of Books” (via BBC)
“We sell the hardware at cost,” he explained. “We want to make money when people use our devices, not when they buy them.”
More from the BBC interview here.