It will likely be many more years until all printed books are replaced by e-books.
But perhaps in history "books" it will someday be noted that on May 19, 2011 Amazon.com Inc. announced that "after less than four years of selling electronic books, it’s now selling more of them than printed books."
(Read item at end of today's business page briefs column.)
Do you read e-books yet? Will you miss printed books, hard or paperback, when they finally die?
(Newsday archive photo by Ken Spencer)