Out-of-Print Books: "Popular Historical Series Reissued in E-Form"
From the AP (via Seattle PI.com)
One of the 20th century’s most popular historical series, Will and Ariel Durant’s “The Story of Civilization,” is [back] in digital form.
Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that all 11 volumes, long out of print, are now available as ebooks — separately and collectively. The original books sold hundreds of thousands of copies even as critics sometimes questioned the Durants’ scholarship.
See Also: Series Homepage From Simon and Schuster
Amazon and Barnes & Noble are selling each volume of the series for $14.99.
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