Gender and books…

Just did a talk session this evening with a library reading group. Fascinating. 80% women, 20% men there. I talked about e-books and print books and the majority still want print. One said, ‘Told my husband, do not buy me a kindle e-reader for Christmas’. Now then I wonder – with the launch of the Kindle Fire – Apple Ipad under fire? (Ouch) and a basic kindle reader selling for $79 – less than £50 – will things change? They bought TOO SMART TO DIE in print format so….

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