In just four weeks, the 2:46 Quakebook project has turned an idea first voiced in a single tweet, into a rich collection of essays, artwork and photographs submitted by indivdiuals around the world, including people who endured the disaster and journalists who covered it.

2:46 — Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake contains a piece by Yoko Ono, and work created specifically for the book by authors William Gibson, Barry Eisler and Jake Adelstein.

The Kindle ebook is available for free from anywhere in the world at Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.de. You don’t even need a Kindle. Just go to the order page and download (for free) a Kindle reader for your Mac, PC or smart phone. Please make a donation using the link provided when you download! Sony offers a DRM-free epub Version of Quakebook, for it’s Reader, (which is also compatible with any other epub reader, like iBooks on Apple devices,) can be downloaded for a direct donation to the Japanese Red Cross. You don’t even need to register, just donate and download it at the Sony Reader Store.

Pre-order the print edition today

You can now pre-order the Japanese – English bilingual print edition from Amazon.co.jp.

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