“Well-run libraries are filled with people because what a good library offers cannot be easily found elsewhere: an indoor public space in which you do not have to buy anything in order to stay.” Zadie Smith
terça-feira, 24 de maio de 2011
TAMBÉM NO REINO UNIDO A AMAZON VENDE MAIS E- BOOKS
British consumers are buying more electronic books than hardback books for the first time, Amazonsaid today.
The firm revealed that in the US ebooks have outstripped all printed books and, in the UK, Amazon now sells 242 ebooks for every 100 hardbacks.
Gordon Willoughby, European director at Kindle, said: "This is truly astonishing when you consider that we've been selling hardcover books from Amazon.co.uk for over 13 years and Kindle books for only nine months."