Paperback vs. ebook : the staging ground for a generational battle

by Ben Davis
The recent Hachette and Amazon standoff got me thinking again about the e-reader. Of all the transformations of physical media to digital, I can’t think of one that has rumbled on and divided audiences like the paperback to ebook. Arguably not CD to MP3, maybe because people could still burn CDs from iTunes (the move to subscription music was more gradual) whereas people can’ ...Read the full article