People can now carry their entire library of e-books with them everywhere they go. No longer do we have to agonize over which hardcover to pack in our suitcase or backpack for a long trip -- the e-reader allows us to take hundreds or even thousands of books. Questions of the past used to be, "What are you reading?" Now, we can just show our friends the menu on our e-reader and have them scroll through our collection for themselves.
So, rather than ask "What's on your summer reading list?" I ask "What's on your e-reader?"
On mine, I have an assortment of the public domain classics (which I've written about before). I also have many speculative fiction books, by such authors as Margaret Atwood, John Connolly, Rick Riordan, Robert J. Sawyer, Suzanne Collins, William Peter Blatty, Douglas Preston, Tad Williams, and others. I also have some non-fiction books about the media industry, such as The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr, Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter by Tom Bissell, The Men Who Would Be King: An Almost Epic Tale of Moguls, Movies, and a Company Called DreamWorks by Nicole LaPorte, among others. Other books in my Kindle include Christianity by Diarmaid Macculloch, and Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin.
So, what are you e-reading?