With the opening of independent bookshop Hart’s, in Saffron Walden in Essex, and better news about the sales elsewhere, there are signs that the printed book is coming out of terminal decline in its struggle against the e-book. ———- As technology develops, devices – from LED lights to washing machines – become better, cheaper, faster and more efficient. The… Continue reading
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Could e-books help save the local library?
You’re on a bus or a train in Derbyshire. The person sitting next to you is reading a book on an e-reader. “Ah”, you think. “Oh for the days of the battered paperback. Or the library book, even. That’s coming to an end. Soon be gone. Killed by technology.” Except it isn’t. Quite soon, in… Continue reading →