With the rise of e-books comes the decline in paper books. Some people see this as a good step forward while others do not. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this trend?

Since the dawn of technology, readers preference
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digital books to physical has grown significantly.
Furthermore
, it is considered as a positive development amongst a few though many disagree. In
this
essay, I will discuss the benefits of using electronic books along with some drawbacks related to it. The main advantages of reading from e-books
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that it is profoundly economical as well as portable.
First
of all, novels, magazines and textbooks which are to be read online are inexpensive in
comparision
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hardcopy.
Moreover
, readers might get additional discounts by applying coupons, if they purchase
softcopy
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of a specific read.
In addition
to
this
, as e-gadgets
such
as phones, tablets and laptops are carried by users everywhere, they can simply skim and scan through any reader or novel using these devices.
Consequently
, additional baggage is reduced. Despite these advantages, over-exposure to screen and losses faced by physical book shops and libraries are few demerits of
this
development. Since bibliophiles spend most of their time being glued to their smartphones or computers in order to read, it can have
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impact on not only their eyes but
also
on their health. In fact, it has been reported by Cambridge University that eight out of ten students who go through a piece of writing via e-gadgets tend to have increased eyesight.
Furthermore
,
this
also
causes sleep deprivation. Another issue is
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down of local bookstores due to
lack
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of customers.
As a result
, 20% of the citizens across the globe have been made redundant many previously self-employed persons are
also
facing challenges seeking
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new ways to earn money. In conclusion, even though the popularity of reading online has surged, most of the bookworms espouse
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form of it. Reliance on digital books is beneficial, for it enables individuals to observe frugality and can be referred anytime and anywhere;
however
, it might result in
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in eyesight while causing losses in business.
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