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Look at Project Gutenberg to Kindle instructions (e.g.,e-mail it to Kindle)

Project Gutenberg has books that are no longer subject to copyright. I often grab books from there and put them on my kindle (e.g., Don Quixote). Essentially, you find out the e-mail address for your kindle and you e-mail the book to it.

From Project Gutenberg
General Kindle Help
Visit the Amazon help pages for your specific Kindle model. The help pages for the devices we looked all have a page describing how to transfer files from your computer to your Kindle, which is sometimes called “sideloading.” Those are the types of instructions that should be helpful: save to your computer, and then copy to your device. Here is [Amazon’s device help page] (

I think this also helps explain it.

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Posted: 02/24/2021 at 11:23AM


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