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What was the first commercially available eBook reader?

Today there a number of eBook readers. What was the first device marketed as a device primarily for reading eBooks? When did it become available?
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What is “Read an Ebook Week”?

I was just sitting down to start shopping at Smashwords, and found this listing. A quick look on line seems to indicate this is some kind of world wide deal. What is "Read an Ebook Week"? Where did ...
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What was the first book to be published electronically?

If we consider an electronic book to be an non-printed book that is only "readable" via an electronic device. Which book is the first book to be published electronically? According to Wikipedia "The ...
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report for purchased Kindle material?

How do I see only purchased items with a value greater than zero? https://www.quora.com/How-can-I-view-my-all-time-Kindle-purchase-history shows all "purchased" items, including free material. A ...