Thursday, May 19, 2011

Today

Today, less than four years after introducing Kindle books, Amazon.com customers are now purchasing more Kindle books than all print books - hardcover and paperback - combined.


http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=176060&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1565581&highlight=

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2 comments:

  1. This makes me a little sad and I also find it a little frightening. I can't come at the Kindle or any e-readers for that matter. I love books and will only continue to buy books - unless of course some of my dear friends publish electronically :) - and I love looking at the rows and rows of books on shelves at home. It's so inspiring and it makes me happy. One of my friends has 900 books on her Kindle and I just can't get my head around reading that way. I know it works for others, but I hope I can always buy books and keep adding to my collection :)

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  2. I know what you mean, Danielle! But since I do publish electronically, I'm amazed and heartened by it all. Of course, I do still love my print books. I have shelves and shelves of them! But lying in my bed at night with my convenient little Kindle is heaven too. I love downloading books and carrying around as many as I want. I also love looking at all the hardcover books in my bookshelves, but I find that I don't really buy print nowadays unless I want to collect a certain series or something like that...

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