Originally Posted by Whipet
With this year's judging panel of the Man Booker prize being issued with Ebook readers I guess within a few years those wonderful second hand book stores will be gone.
Some of my best reads have been found in them, will it be so? and how long?
I think that second-hand book stores will thrive. Especially if ebook technology stabilizes in price (and adds features to justify the pricepoint) and book publishers maintain the currently high prices for ebooks.