The ceaseless “electronification” of books has prompted a heated principle versus practice debate. One side points to a sentimental attachment to books, the feeling of flipping the pages or of borrowing old copies of classic works from relatives. The other side has its sights focused on technology’s potential–all of a sudden, buying a book is easier, many of the classics are free and writers walk away with a larger chunk of the profits.

Anyway you slice it this was the year that books changed and caught up with technology as more chains closed (good bye Borders!) and others joined the eclectronic game.( Yea!)

Here  are  the final chart for  2011:

Make sure to read some of our most interesting reviews and book news from 2011 below:

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