To me, a book is an elegant thing. I love the feel of a book in my hand. I love the smell of the paper and ink. I love the texture of the pages. I love the look of a row of books sitting in a stately manner on a shelf. I even like them piled unceremoniously beside my bed because they're books! What's not to love? Not counting the bathroom, there is no place in the house for my books as items requiring electricity and which provide sports programs have priority. I'm running out of space in my room.
Oh, and I went to the book store conglomerate with a list of classics I wished to buy and they had only one of them in stock. The rest of them were available only as ebooks. Not impressed. Because of these reasons I've been thinking about an ebook reader.Like this
I've asked around and the only person who even understood my dilemma was a lovely young Filipino man who works for us and whose dream gig, like mine, would be to work in a little book store. Everyone else I know in real life doesn't read books - and some of them are even proud of that. Or, they bought a Kindle for their grandparents. So...help me out here. From your personal experience, do you like actual books or virtual books?
I'm leaning this way
I'm going to be the Jean-Luc Picard of my day. A hold out for an actual book. Causing my peers to shake their head in wonder.
Well I don't care. Listen to Picard quote Hamlet: