Kindle or paperback? Why our reading habits are changing

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, introduces new Kindle Paperwhite during a press conference on September 6, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. With Kindle, you have to worry about the books getting tattered or dog-eared. PHOTO | JOE KLAMAR | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Books in the Kindle store are much cheaper than a paperback. I also have titles not stocked with any bookshop or street vendor in this town.
  • When I long press on a word, it shows me its meaning and saves the context to my vocabulary builder. I usually reference this library when writing.

There are two types of relationships folk have with books.

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