CultureLab: A community for ebooks only | Pobre Gutenberg |

A new site run by veteran science writers aims to create a community around electronic books - and not the kind that are simply “digital clones” of the stuff you can still pick up in bookshops. New Scientist caught up with founder and prolific science writer Carl Zimmer to learn more about the Download the Universe project (, and how he sees ebooks changing the way we read.