aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,
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"With the Internet, nothing is ever lost,” [author] Ms. Lesser said. “That’s the good news, and that’s the bad news."

She's talking about the growing market online for used books. I will admit I buy a lot of older books at half.com. When it comes to newer books, if they are available at both my local bookstore and Amazon, I will pay the extra couple of bucks that it usually costs to buy local. (And the author actually gets a little more in royalties in well, as Amazon is considered a "deep discounter."

This piece in the New York Times looks at all the considerations of where and when you buy books.



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