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Quote of the day #81

“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”

Franz Kafka

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E-books are the next big thing. Definitely maybe. Some time.

The sarcastic undertone of the title might be a bit weird for US readers of this blogpost, as e-books have quite a substantial market share in the US for a while already, as you can see in the statistic below.

Statistic: E-book sales as a percentage of total book sales in the United States from January 2012 to March 2013 | Statista Statistic provided by Statista

The adoption of e-books in Europe is no where near that level – it’s stuck at something like 1 or 2% in a lot of European countries, Continue reading