Reading “War and Peace” On My Iphone

“La bataille d’Austerlitz”, by François Gérard, via Wikimedia

Back in 2014, I wrote this essay about reading massive novels on a teensy screen.

It originally ran on BookRiot, but vanished in linkrot a few years ago. So now I’m resuscitating here on Medium: When I reread it, everything I discussed still seems pretty

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Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson

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I write 3X a week on tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer at NYT mag/Wired; author, “Coders”. @clive@saturation.social clive@clivethompson.net