August 2012

Why My Family Decided to Give Up Paper Books

by On August 10, 2012 in General

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My family is embracing e-books, and it only took packing and carrying myriad boxes of books during a recent move to convince us to make the change toward convenience. E-books are easy, they don’t collect dust, and they don’t need to be boxed up when moving.

We’re not alone in our decision to leave behind print newspapers, magazines, and now books. The Pew Research Center found earlier this year that four times more people read an e-book on a typical day than two years ago, and that number will be increasing as more people acquire iPads and become comfortable reading on smaller smartphone screens.

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