Made in Germany

Tolino, the German Kindle

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German bookstore chains have been closing branches on a massive scale for years, in large part because they missed the boat when it came to online retailing. So it was a desperate move when the major bookselling chains teamed up with Deutsche Telecom to take on Amazon. They developed their own e-reader: the Tolino. Joachim Eggers reports on the rival to Amazon's Kindle.