Originally Posted by AnemicOak
Which doesn't really have anything to do with what I posted, which was that paper mass market books are closer to the 16:9 ratio (I think). Most people take what's available and eInk screens are predominantly manufactured in 3:4, but that doesn't necessarily make the other ratio bad, unwanted or anything else.
Personally I've tried both and I guess it doesn't make much difference to me.
I pretty sure this is a forum for eBooks and eReaders, not for printed books. Therefore my comments were directed more toward what we find on eInk devices. I really have not seen any paper books in 9 x 16, BTW.