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    hunch:
    1. unique from other media, people want to "have" books, at least during the extensive time needed to "consume" them. Some, for keeps

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    2. people want more cognitively sticky experiences of ebooks, to hang memories of their time with them.

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    (this is fundamentally different from, say, music, which you experience in co-attention with the world, memories being attached to that)

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    (when U read a book, you're "in" there… the only physical-cognitive engagement is with the experience of the medium the content is bound to)

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    sub-hunch: this is why ebook sales are dropping. Ebook reading experiences leave you with very little memory of the experience of reading.

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