I imagine the day will come when hardbound and paperback books will be found only at antique stores and yard sales. Probably not in our lifetime, but then again, perhaps. I am reading that there is set to be an "explosion" of Electronic Reading Devices, or "e-Readers" out this Christmas. More than three million of the things are predicted to be sold.
You know about Amazon's Kindle, which was the first mass market device. Best Buy sells one called the "iRex," which runs on Verizon's network. Sony is debuting its "Daily Edition" reader later this year, and Barnes & Noble just came out with their "Nook" reader, calling it "The World's Most Advanced eBook Reader."
I'm torn about this trend. In one way, these things make an enormous amount of sense, what with technology finally being able to keep up with it, and from the "green" conservation aspect ... if we're not publishing millions of pages, then how many more trees are being saved? But on the other hand, there's just nothing like holding a solid book in your hand, being able to highlight it if you like, or make notes in the margins. And it's kind of hard to let a friend borrow an e-book.
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MORE BOOKS BY APPROPRIATE AUTHORS
"Register Your Invention" by Pat Tent.
"What to Do When You're Unemployed" by Anita Chob.
"The Burglar" by Robin Banks.
"You Can Play Like Benny Goodman" by Clara Nett.
"The Art of Fisticuffs" by Donny Brooke.
"Come On In" by Doris O. Penn.
"The Last Trip" by Paul Bearer.
"I Love Mathematics" by Adam Upp.
"It's Not a Guitar!" by Amanda Lynn.
"How to Fence In Your Herd" by Barb Dwyer.
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