New 6-inch Nook claims extra-long battery life (photos) Summary: Barnes & Noble puts a new e-book on their shelves that's 6-inches tall and contains a battery that it claims will last two month. By Andy Smith | May 24, 2011 -- 09:33 GMT (02:33 PDT) Previous | Next Image 5 of 10 You can read off the new Nook with one hand. Topic: Hardware Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.