The Real Truth about Ebook Purchasing

Christopher Harris writes for American Libraries’ E-Content about The Real Truth about Ebook Purchasing. This is a thought-provoking and timely piece about the current state of e-books and the choices we have.

“How many books are on your “to read” list right now? 10? 20? More? The real truth about ebook purchasing—really about any content acquisition these days—is that we are so overwhelmed by choices that our to-be-experienced list is already quite overwhelmed. That doesn’t even take into account the revisiting of older content! So when publishers threaten to withhold ebook versions of new releases for a few months, who is it really hurting?”