Read a book . . . for our future

A decade ago, computer advocates and digital devotees proclaimed that Kindles and other e-readers would totally replace books by 2015. They also predicted that all textbooks would be gone and students would only be reading on laptops and computer screens. That did not happen.

After a brief initial enthusiasm over e-readers, the vast majority of recreational readers are again cuddling up in a recliner with a book. Aside from the convenience of litup screens for nighttime readers and the ability to enlarge text for the elderly, printed paper remains the preference of up to 90 percent of readers.

 

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