The Nation has announced the launch of eBookNation, a new digital book initiative designed to make The Nation's most notable contributors, past and present, available to readers on tablets, smartphones and computers. eBookNation will feature both original works by Nation writers, and collections of essays and articles from the Nation Digital Archive.

The debut title is Gore Vidal's State of the Union, Nation Essays 1958-2005. Later titles include the essays of Molly Ivins.