Monday, September 5, 2016

Pew Research: Print books remain the preferred format for reading

Source:  Book Reading 2016 (Pew Research Center)

Photo credit:  Pew Research Center
Quoted in No, the Internet Has Not Killed the Printed Book. Most People Still Prefer Them.  (The New York Times, 9/4/2016)

Source:  Kairos m

Reported in Are print books really disappearing?  (BBC, 2/16/2016)
Print, the new poetry.  “Print will exist, but it will be in a different realm and will appeal to a very limited audience, like poetry does today.  However, the locus of intellectual discourse is going to move away from print.” 

Affordance is a psychology term defined as follows by Merriam-Webster: the qualities or properties of an object that define its possible uses or make clear how it can or should be used

The Apple iPhone was introducted on June 29, 2007.

The Apple iPad was introduced on April 3, 2010.

Related posts:
Year-to-date book sales comparison.  (7/29/2016)
Snapshot of 2014/2015 comparable book sales by general format.  (4/28/2016)
Overall, sales of print books are up for 2nd year in a row.  (2/22/2016)
The fact of the matter is that net sales of hardback and paperback books have held relatively steady for the past 5 years.  (1/28/2016)
Print continues to hold its own.  (1/21/2015)
Is this the future of e-books?  (8/27/2014)
Who's reading ebooks (by household income). (7/20/2014)
Ebook digital subscription services: Is it a bjargain? (7/20/2014)
Which is what you would have predicted after reading "In So Many Words" in March 1997.  (5/28/2014)
Amazon delivers the "Lesley Gore" ultimatum.  (4/25/2014)
The boom is over for ebooks.  (4/2/2014)
Ebooks and the hype of emerging technology: Have we finally reached the slope of enlightenment?  (3/11/2014) 
Pew Research report on e-reading.  (1/16/2014)
Book sales update as of October 2013.  (1/10/2014)
The 24-hour news recycle: Mein Kampf edition.  (1/7/2014) 

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