For a while now I have been reading, and yes, even wrote a post about the battle between books and ebooks. But you know what, I have kind of grown bored of the debate. Technology will always win the battles, but the war will never end. I honestly believe that with a slight adjustment to the process, both will coexist in harmony with each other.
What I wanted to talk about today, in the interest of getting a good discussion going, is…
Paperback vs Hardcover
Personally, I never by Hardcover books… ok, usually. I did buy the Hardcover edition of The Wind Through the Keyhole, but only because the price was awesome and the paperback was not out.
I don’t know what it is, but the feel of a Hardcover novel just doesn’t sit the same with me. Paperbacks get old, they get dog-eared with wrinkles on the spine that tell you how often they have been read.
That being said, I can understand the aesthetic appeal of Hardcovers, especially when they are all neatly displayed in the bookcase of choice.
So now, I turn the floor over to you my good friends.
Let the discussions begin: