One big reason readers choose e-books over ink and paper versions: The digital ones are cheaper.
That wasn't the case when e-books first appeared a decade ago. But Amazon has made a point of selling its Kindle titles at a discount to physical editions, even if it means losing money.
And then there are the titles that Kindle owners really, really love--the ones they get for nothing. As the Washington Post noted earlier this week, the list of best-selling Kindle titles is dominated by free books:
Amazon's customers have made it clear that $9.99 is still too … Read more