‘Books are a man’s best friend’
We have heard and read this phrase many time in our life and indeed it is also true in every sense. But in today’s hectic and fast life, we don’t even have time to visit a book store and buy the books. Even if we buy them, there often is no time to shuffle through the pages and read them. At times, one might even be unable to find the book of their choice in a book store. E-books are the ultimate solution this problem.
One doesn’t need to visit a book store to buy them as they are readily and easily available over internet. And are often available at prices much less that the paperback edition and at many times they are available for free. Isn’t that fascinating?
The Oxford Dictionary of English defines the e-book as an electronic version of a printed book, but e-books can and do exist without any printed equivalent. Well, an electronic book is a book-length publication in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, and produced on, published through, and readable on computers or other electronic devices. Sometimes the equivalent of a conventional printed book, e-books can also be born digital.
E-books can be of various categories such Fiction, non-fiction, literature, education, technology, etc. E-books can be easily read from different readers such as Amazon kindle, kindle fire, Sony reader or in the pfd format in Adobe Reader. E-books are of very small size. Therefore they can be easily downloaded from the web without any difficulty.
These electronic books can be available for everyone. Kid’s fun e-books for kids, interesting novels for youths, important study materials for students, fashion magazines for teenagers and all. John Styring, CEO of Igloo Books, which publishes children’s e-books, said: “We have been increasingly engrossed in the market as it is clear we are at a point of real change.” An e-book can be easily purchased or borrowed from friends, downloaded and used immediately…