The Interesting World of E-Books

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The Godfather of E-readers

Robert Carlton Brown, also known as Bob Brown, wrote a manifesto called The Readies in 1930 about a mobile machine he could read books on. He decided that if movies could evolve than books would need to evolve as well.

Print Books vs. eBooks

The Pros

  • Saves Trees
  • Saves Space
  • Instant Downloads of New Books
  • Cool Features
  • Discretion
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The Cons

  • Needs Electricity/Battery To Work
  • Tends to Tire Eyes
  • Experience Differs from Printed Books
  • Devices Can Break and You Can Potentially Lose All Your E-Books
  • Not As Visually Appealing To People Who Like Cover Art
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