Google Gives Sony 1 Million More Books

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Sony has announced that its eBook store now offers access to more than 1 million free public domain books from Google.

The selections include biographies, historical texts, romance novels and hundreds of other genres. The titles have been digitized by Google as part of its Google Book project. The titles are available on Sony’s eBook reader.

Adam Smith, Product Management Director at Google
Adam Smith
Product Management
Director at Google

"We are committed to ensuring our customers have the freedom to discover and read content from the widest possible range of sources," said Chris Smythe, director of the eBook Store from Sony. 

"We’re proud to offer access to the broadest range of eBooks today – from hot new releases, to New York Times Best Sellers, to classics and hard to find manuscripts such as those available for free from Google."

Sony’s eBook Store, allows reader owners in the U.S. to down load and transfer any of these titles to their PRS-505 or PRS-700 Reader. New eBook Store users can access the title by setting up an account and downloading Sony’s free eBook Library software.

"As more and more people discover digital reading, it’s important to build an open platform to help them access and read books online," said Adam Smith, product management director at Google. 

"We’re pleased to continue our collaboration with Sony so that more people around the world can discover and enjoy these books."

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