Given this was an online poll I would have thought e-books would run away with it.
However, paperbacks won by an 80-20 margin!
I have no clue. Most sales reports show that e-book sales are skyrocketing.
In fact, CNN ran a story on the same day saying that e-book sales topped paperbacks for the first time!
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The publishing tide is shifting fast: E-book sales in February topped all other formats, including paperbacks and hardcovers, according to an industry report released this week.
E-book sales totaled $90.3 million in February, up 202% compared to the same month a year earlier, according to a study from the Association of American Publishers. That put e-books at No. 1 “among all categories of trade publishing” that month — the first time e-books have beaten out traditional publishing formats.
I prefer to hold a hardcover book or a paperback – especially in the tub! But I can see why people like an e-book to read on a plane or an exercycle, especially since you can make the fonts larger.
Why do you think that is?
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