The Nation, America's oldest political newsweekly, announced the launch of eBookNation, a new digital book initiative designed to make The Nation's most notable contributors, past and present, easily available to readers on tablets, smartphones, and computers.
eBookNation will feature both original works by Nation writers, and collections of the best essays and articles by distinguished authors from the Nation Digital Archive.
The debut title is Gore Vidal's State of the Union, Nation Essays 1958-2005. Gore Vidal was the pre-eminent essayist of his generation, and he wrote regularly for The Nation over a span of 47 years.
eBookNation will also host the latest e-books by The Nation's current writers. Among the latest selections: The Art of Controversy, by Victor Navasky; Dirty Wars, by Jeremy Scahill; The Mind-Body Problem: Poems, by Katha Pollitt; Twilight of the Elites, by Chris Hayes; Game Over, by Dave Zirin; The Shock Doctrine, by Naomi Klein; and more. By purchasing e-books through eBookNation, readers are helping to sustain The Nation's journalism while supporting its writers and progressive ideals.