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e-books

Thanks to andrewducker seen on Amazon.
On Christmas Day, for the First Time Ever, Customers Purchased More Kindle Books Than Physical Books

Mind you, 'on Christmas Day', presumably Kindle books are the only ones you can get hold of right away, by downloading?

Poll time:

Poll #1504291 electronic text

Are you likely to get an electronic book reader?

Already got one
6(19.4%)
Very likely to get one
1(3.2%)
If it takes off, I'll probably get one
3(9.7%)
Yet to be convinced
18(58.1%)
Never, and that's final
3(9.7%)

Do you think e-books will replace books?

It's inevitable over the next few years
2(6.7%)
It probably will happen, but not for a long time
16(53.3%)
Books will remain the main medium for texts indefinitely
11(36.7%)
e-Books are a fad that will soon be over
1(3.3%)

e-Books - good or bad?

Better than paper books
0(0.0%)
There are many circumstances where they are better than books
6(19.4%)
Sometimes e-books would be useful
19(61.3%)
Paper is much better
6(19.4%)
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