Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: possibly the biggest publishing story of the year

From: Allan Guthrie (
Date: 18 Dec 2009

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    There was a survey into e-reading conducted in the UK by YouGov recently which concluded (perhaps surprisingly for many) that 40% of e-reader owners were aged 55 or older, and 36% of those who intended buying an e-reader were also over 55.


    ----- Original Message ----- From: "Debbi Mack" <> To: "Rara Avis" <>
    > I've been in touch with Kindle owners who read fiction (and, yes, they do
    > exist). Their reasons for using a Kindle can vary, but if you think "old
    > people" won't use them, you're wrong. In fact, I've been told by arthritis
    > sufferers that they find the Kindle easier to handle than a book. It's
    > also apparently very easy on the eyes. They're also great for traveling.

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