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Do people still want paper books?

 

A few weeks ago a very interesting news story emerged regarding print in the digital world. In this particular article it was announced that the sales for printed books in the UK had risen by 7%. Perhaps the most curious aspect of this news was that younger generations are a driving force behind it. 62% of 16-24 year olds surveyed said that they preferred physical books to e-readers due to the tangibility of print. This raises the question: Is print really dead?

 

If you would like to read the article for yourself find the link below.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/mar/14/ebook-sales-continue-to-fall-nielsen-survey-uk-book-sales