|Runaway Bestseller ''The Last Lecture'' is Sold Out Everywhere, But Not For Amazon Kindle Owners|
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 19, 2008--The extraordinary national best seller "The Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow has become so popular that it is sold out everywhere, but not for owners of Amazon Kindle (NASDAQ:AMZN), a revolutionary portable reader. Kindle owners can get "The Last Lecture" downloaded wirelessly onto their Kindle and be reading this inspirational book in less than 60 seconds. Furthermore, "The Last Lecture" is only $9.99 on Kindle compared to its print list price of $21.95.
"One of the advantages for readers is that Kindle titles never go out of stock," said Steve Kessel, Senior Vice President, World Wide Digital Media at Amazon.com. "That's good for readers, and it's good for publishers too."
"The Last Lecture" is based on what was in fact, Randy Pausch's last lecture as a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Pausch had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer, so he took to opportunity to impart his wisdom as if he would never be given another chance. According to an editorial review on Amazon.com, "... Randy Pausch has combined the humor, inspiration and intelligence that made his lecture such a phenomenon and given it an indelible form. It is a book that will be shared for generations to come."
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