As literature is evolving into a more interactive place and richer experience, it is important to remember when books were plentiful diversions. Here is the short novel pamphlet. A Spanish example illustrated by SAMA.
During the 1920s Spain develops a new publishing genre of popular low cost short story collections. This series of short literary collections, known as “The Novel Today”, is founded by Artemio Beautiful.
Could this be the NOOK of its day. See more here.