Very interesting, but not surprising.
“A study of 1,200 e-reader owners by Marketing and Research Resources Inc. found that 40% said they now read more than they did with print books. Of those surveyed, 58% said they read about the same as before while 2% said they read less than before. And 55% of the respondents in the May study…”
More from the Times:
E-Books Make Readers Less Isolated
“With the price of e-readers coming down, sales of the flyweight devices are rising. Last month, Amazon reported that so far this year, Kindle sales had tripled over last year’s. When Amazon cut Kindle’s price in June to $189 from $259, over the next month Amazon sold 180 e-books for every 100 hardcovers…”
Don’t have a Kindle? Get one. You won’t regret it.
Do you own an eReader? Which one? Or are you sticking with books for now?