Many books published before 1925 can now be downloaded from Google Books in the EPUB format, an excellent format for reading on iPhones, iPod Touches, iPads, and other mobile devices.
Here are some of our favorite EPUB readers:
- iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad: Stanza (free from the app store)
- Android Phones: Aldiko
- Blackberry: BePub
- PDAs and other mobile devices Mobipocket
Wikipedia has useful list of EPUB readers. Do you have a favorite? Please comment with your favorite reader.
Search Google Books from your mobile device, and click the EPUB download option.
If you are searching Google Books from a desktop, save the link to the book and email it to yourself. When you click on the link, Stanza and other readers will save and open the text.