Friday, January 11, 2013

Never Mind E-Books: Why Print Books Are Here to Stay - WSJ.com

Never Mind E-Books: Why Print Books Are Here to Stay - WSJ.com: The initial e-book explosion is starting to look like an aberration. The technology's early adopters, a small but enthusiastic bunch, made the move to e-books quickly and in a concentrated period. Further converts will be harder to come by. A 2012 survey by Bowker Market Research revealed that just 16% of Americans have actually purchased an e-book and that a whopping 59% say they have "no interest" in buying one.
 Emphasis mine. That last stat blew me away.

via Bookshelf.

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