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    News - Amazon announces e-book sales have overtaken hardbacks

    The Kindle price cut seems to have had the desired effect as sales growth rate triples.
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    Re: News - Amazon announces e-book sales have overtaken hardbacks

    Its not the price of the ebook readers that I think is a joke its the fact the ebooks cost the same or more than the paperback version. Until this is rectified I will always get the paper version as I am getting more value for money.
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    Re: News - Amazon announces e-book sales have overtaken hardbacks

    That's why I am quite surprised that people are buying ebooks than regular books. I.e. surprised by Amazon's announcement.

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    Re: News - Amazon announces e-book sales have overtaken hardbacks

    People are buying the ebook rather than the hardback edition. Which says to me that people want the book asap but don't want to lug the tomb that is a hardback or pay the extra for the health benefits that entails.

    I've always wondered just how many copies of hardbacks they actually sell. Always assumed it was a fraction of what the paperback sold.

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    Re: News - Amazon announces e-book sales have overtaken hardbacks

    Yeah, I think Funkstar's hit on the answer there.

    Couldn't believe it when I saw the title, thinking it meant paperbacks, but since it's hardbacks I'm hardly surprised. Looking at my bookshelf right now, there isn't a single hardback there.

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    40% of my 300+ books are hardback I prefer them lol
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    Re: News - Amazon announces e-book sales have overtaken hardbacks

    Quote Originally Posted by snootyjim View Post
    Couldn't believe it when I saw the title, thinking it meant paperbacks,
    Sorry, ill be less ambiguous next time.

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    Re: News - Amazon announces e-book sales have overtaken hardbacks

    Quote Originally Posted by Scott B View Post
    Sorry, ill be less ambiguous next time.
    Yeah, too right!


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    Re: News - Amazon announces e-book sales have overtaken hardbacks

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    40% of my 300+ books are hardback I prefer them lol
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