...seems to have been declared a bit prematurely. E-book sales have dipped 10% since the beginning of this year, and they never did top 20% of annual book sales.
In contrast, brick-and-mortar bookstores are making a comeback! The American Booksellers Association has seen its membership increase by just over 300 new members.
It seems that people just couldn’t give up physical books completely; they’re either dividing their reading time between e-books and the real thing, or coming back to the awesome sensual experience that is holding a book in your hands and reading it.