I’ve read many books in my lifetime, but then again, I’m not that old yet. In this age of technology, everything is being replaced, and books are no exception.
So, let’s talk about this today. What’s better books or e-books?
BOOKS : Pros
1)Actual pages, ergo, a literal page turner.
2)Real edges, thicker edges, the feel of a real book.
3)The book smell. Come on, you know that smell, whether it’s a new or an old book, it always smells good. Hmm..that book smell. 😀
4)The happiness of having a mini library in the house 🙂
5)Having soooooooooo many books that they don’t fit on your bookshelf. Most of my read books aren’t even on my bookshelf. Most of them are in my storage bed.
6)The happiness of buying REAL books!
7)Having THAT limited edition, special, hard bound book.
1)They get really old and wrinkly after a while. And your mom tells you to give them away, and you can’t because they’re THAT important.
2)They take up toooooooo much space.
3)They can get torn or wet really easily.
4)They’re usually costlier than e-books or kindle.
E-BOOKS : Pros
1)You can carry thousands of books in one single piece of technology.
2)They’re usually cheaper than regular books
3)They take up very less space.
4)All your precious books will never get wrinkly. And, they’ll never get torn or bent.
5)It’s way easier to carry books. Since the device weighs less than 500 gms and has smooth flatter edges.
1)No real book smell 😦
2)No actual mini library. 😦 again
3)Can break, ergo, all your books will be gone too.
So, what’s the verdict?I absolutely love both real and e-books. They both have pros and cons. They both fulfill they’re duty, which is to make the reader fall in love with them or inspire them.
Books are better because we are used to it. Books are comforting and they’ve always been tangible.
E-books are better because they’re lighter. They take up very little space. And the fact that it’s easier to type than write, also helps a lot.
I feel like I haven’t posted in a long, long time. PS. It’s just been three days. I need to step up my game. Pull up my socks. Pick up my pen. I think you get the idea.
Anyway, what do you prefer?? Tangible,heavy books, or, Intangible, lighter books?? Do comment! 🙂
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