Friday, April 26, 2013

Book Sales on the Rise

"While there is a popular notion that book sales are being fundamentally undermined by competition from other forms of information and entertainment pouring forth from digital devices, these figures show this is simply not the case."

Read the entire article from the Atlantic

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In and COO of Facebook

I love this quote from her recent interview with the New York Times:

"I probably shouldn't admit this since I work in the tech industry, but I still prefer reading paper books . . . I travel with an iPad, but at home I like holding a book open and being able to leaf through it, highlight with a real yellow pen and dog-ear important pages.  After I finish a book, I'll often look to see how manyh page corners are turned down as one gauge of how much I liked it.  I also still read newspapers and magazines the old-fashioned way."