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Number of Americans reading e-books doubles

The Bookseller – 2011-09-21

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 09:05 The number of Americans using an e-book reader has almost doubled during the last 12 months, according to a new survery. read more
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