Chart - Americans Who Have Read A Book vs eBook In The Past Year

Readers in the US are continuing their love affair with the printed word. And while it would be easy to assume that digital devices are replacing traditionally printed books, magazines and newspapers, data from the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project indicated that readers appear to be supplementing print books with ebooks.

A January 2014 survey of US consumers conducted by the organization found that the percentage of respondents who had read a print book over the preceding 12 months had dipped and then rebounded between 2011 and 2014, while the use of ebooks had seen steady gains. Read the rest at eMarketer.