eBooks Are Crude And Aren't Killing Paper Books: Really?

11/05/2010 02:05 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • David Pogue scientificamerican.com

Otherwise, though, the news sure sounded as though printed books are dying, right along with a slice of our cultural souls. We would lose the satisfaction of holding a sturdy bound volume, the pleasure of turning physical pages, even the beautiful covers that let us see what someone else on the subway is reading. But a funeral for the printed book is premature, for three reasons.

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