Bookstores Are special Places That Are Fading Away

Several months ago when Life Christian said they were closing all of their bookstores it was another nail in the coffin of retail bookstores. From a business point of view it probably was the right thing to do.

Something that has gotten lost in all of these bookstores closing is one undeniable fact. Years ago it was believed by many that the days of physical books would fade away and be replaced by e-books. The reality is that to a large degree it didn’t happen and the reason is pretty simple. There is something special about the smell and holding of a physical book. In reading a book that you hold in your hands allow you to be engrossed into what you are reading. An e-book can’t give you that same sensation.

So here is a question for all of you to ponder. What is your favorite book and why?

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