On Star Trek DS9, Jake Sisco was walking around reading a book on an electronic tablet. I said then that I could never read my books on anything like that. I got a Kindle for Christmas and I have read over 100 books on it. I have always been an avid reader (and apparently, a nerd) and I get the same enjoyment from reading the books on my Kindle as I do by holding a book in my hands. I have in my Kindle over eight hundred books. I can carry those books without help. They go with me everywhere. I will not have to box them up when we move. I can change the font size to keep my eyes from getting fatigued. It really has made a major difference on how my eyes are affected by reading. My husband and I still have a lot of hard copy books in our Library. So, I have nothing against non-electronic books. But the e-reader allows access to books that are in the public domain, but are not being printed, or the printed version is so rare that it's expensive.
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