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E-Books and Paperbacks

By posted at 10:08 am on July 28, 2011 3

As The New York Times reports, the rise of e-books has quickened the release of paperbacks. You used to have to wait a year for paperbacks to hit the shelves; now it’s often half that.

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3 Responses to “E-Books and Paperbacks”

  1. Drew
    at 10:41 am on July 28, 2011

    For the starving artist reader (or college student reader…) this is a great thing – except when it doesn’t happen. “The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest” has no paperback release date as of yet – which only aggravates me more when I see books like “Swamplandia!” already out in paperback after having only hit shelves this calendar year.

  2. Chiaka
    at 9:59 am on July 29, 2011

    Ebooks are great but I think there is nothing like the feel of paper back.

  3. Nora Blakely
    at 12:06 am on August 9, 2011

    Just finished the first two books. Have been frantically searching for the “hornets” release date. Found an answer on the Random House website. They say November 22, 2011. Sheesh! I think I have to buy the hardcover!

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