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Expanding the e-book nook

Posted by izzyabraham
A 4th-year Journalism & Media Studies student, specializing in New Media. I'm fr
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on Monday, 14 May 2012
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“To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare.”  -Kenko Yoshida-

The UK Publisher’s Association released its statistics in early May: consumer e-book sales increased by 366% in 2011. Overall digital sales grew by 54%.

The Pew Research Center found that 21% of Americans have read an e-book, and the average digital reader has read more books than non-e-book consumers.

At such an expansion rate, what hope is left for regular books?

Watch Free Episodes or Movies on your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Posted by msbodetti
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on Tuesday, 28 February 2012
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14th February necessary event for digitalisation but would we cope today?

Posted by DBS
Born in England when black and white TV was a novelty in most homes, I have grow
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on Saturday, 11 February 2012
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I heard someone on the radio on Saturday sying that on the 14th February 1961 was when South Africa moved off the UK's Lsd (Pounds, shillings and pence) system to the decimal currency that we know today. The person worked in a bank at the time and all banks were closed over the weekend to effect the changes to the bank records.