Or not.

Amazon have announced that they now sell more books on Kindle than in physical formats.  No doubt this will be seen as a sign of the impending book-opalypse by many, but there are several good points made in this article which those who only read headlines will miss.

Firstly, Amazon are the only way to get kindle editions, whereas you can buy physical books loads of places.  Of course they’re going to sell more kindle editions.

Secondly, Amazon also said that their physical book sales continue to increase.  Yes, they’re selling more kindle books, but they’re also selling more normal books.

Looks like the world isn’t doomed after all.

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