1. A printed book is a delight to handle, it doesn't need a battery and it has worked well for 555 years. Call it low technology.
2. If you are on the move a paperback is easier to carry around.
3. You can't wedge a ebook under a wonky bed or table.
4. You can't throw it across the room in disgust (actually you can but it's an expensive gesture.)
5. You can't press leaves and flowers between the pages.
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