I'm Starved For You (Positron), by Margaret Atwood. Published by Byliner. $2.99. Available for Kindle, Nook, iPad, and others.
Reviewed by Veronique Greenwood
There’s something a little bit retro about the scorn heaped, in some quarters, on ebooks: As Download the Universe overlord Carl Zimmer has noted, similar charges of cheapening the reading experience were once leveled against paperback books.
It’s fitting, then, that publishers of ebooks are continuing to rediscover the promises and perils of earlier publishing forms. Serialized novels are one of the latest experiments: In September, Amazon launched its Kindle Serials, and in August, Byliner, known primarily for long-form nonfiction, announced that it would be publishing several new novels, including Positron, by Margaret Atwood, in installments.