Don’t you like the fragrance of that freshly opened book, Don’t you love those soft papers which make reading physically pleasurable.
And on the other hand side, I personally believe that reading on a tablet or any digital device is like I am being controlled by one another machine. And after all starring at a computer screen for more than 9 hours, don’t you think how relaxing it will be to curl up those pages and have a nice conversation with the Author.
This article first appeared in The National Book Review.
So Today for the love of reading we are giving you the 09 Reasons why Hardbound books are better than E-Books
You Build your Own library
Physical books are the physical reminders of your intellectual journey and with time you build a rich library which you feel proud of yourself and I can feel that thrill when you look back at your library and the flashback of your memories begin to run into your eyes which reminds you how and when you started reading books. And trust me each book will have a different story to tell. So go and build your own Library.
You Can Write Notes
In a flow of reading sometimes we often feel something is more important and you want to read it again and having a book gives you a liberty to either highlight that text or add sticky notes.
Hardbound Books make you feel that you are actually reading
I personally believe that reading on a tablet or any digital device is like I am being controlled by one another machine. And after all starring at a computer screen for than 9 hours, don’t you think how relaxing it will be to curl up those pages and have a nice conversation with the Author.
Print Books are your lifetime companion
The books you buy are there for you for your lifetime, because technology is evolving every day and I don’t think that E-Books we are using today or the E-Book readers, Tablets or virtual reality gadgets will be compatible with the technology waiting for us in next 10, 20 or 50 years. But the hardbound books is the conventional way that will remain alive for the next 50 years.
Sharing is Caring: Hardbound Books are great and easy to share
Hardbound books are great and easy to share and I believe nothing is better than putting a book into your friend’s hand or sending a book to your loved ones. Books are also a great option for birthday presents.
Print books are bliss for your Eyes
A Harvard Medical School study last year found that reading a light-emitting e-book before bed interferes with your ability to sleep, with your alertness the following morning, and with your overall health.
Resell them if you don’t like
As the saying goes that you should not judge the book by its cover, and even after you purchase the book and you feel like it’s not worth keeping you always have an option to resell it. Click here to Resell
You can read faster with Print Editions
One study shows that the average person reads 20 to 30 percent slower on the computer screen as opposed to reading on the printed page. You can apply many of the techniques available to increase your reading speed.
You build a community of readers
When we read a hardbound book it’s obvious we get attention by other people around us and even they can read the Title of your book and even there is a possibility that someone who has already read the same book can approach you and you both can have a nice and rich conversation. This habit will also help you to enrich your network with knowledgeable people.
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