07 Feb '13, 5pm

What's the Best Way to Read a Book?

What's the Best Way to Read a Book?

We have been debating the benefits of e-readers vs paper books for years, and still concur with Jaymi's conclusion in Are e-Readers Really Green? Unless you are both an incredibly avid reader as well as someone who cares for their gadgets and does not replace or upgrade to new models, e-readers just simply don't live up to the lighter footprint they promise. Instead, we should stick with our library cards. In my previous post, Book or E-Book: Which Is Better? Perhaps Neither. I concluded that the e-reader (at least the one I was using) was not very good, and concluded that " it is a conceptual dead end, like the idea of the traditional book that it is modeled on." Now that I have finished my first book on my new iPad, I am pretty much convinced that I was right, and that the connected tablet is going to make the dedicated e-reader, and the traditional book, pretty much obs...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/whats-best-way-read-boo...

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