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E-books jump as print book reading declines

By tvgnus   2012 Dec 27, 2:55am   548 views   3 comments   watch (1)   quote

Two-thirds of readers still read printed books •  Eventually could affect the way knowledge is packaged and the way ideas are spread The population of e-book readers is growing. In the past year, the number of those who read e-books increased from 16 percent of all Americans ages 16 and older to 23 percent, according to new research released Thursday.

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1   Tenpoundbass   988/989 = 99% civil   2012 Dec 27, 2:59am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

The media is trying to make this sound all organic and pretty.
But the truth is you can't find a hard cover book worth reading at the 5 book stores left in the United States.

2   MsBennet     2012 Dec 27, 9:00am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

I bought a new book, Hunger Games, on Amazon for 2.98. Probably cheaper than the E-book, which is probably 9.99.

3   jvolstad   143/143 = 100% civil   2012 Dec 27, 11:45am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

I've given away almost all my print books. Love being able to pull out my Smartphone and read where ever I am.

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