Cover Story: Embracing a Different Publishing World
NS: Do you think e-books will eventually replace print books?
Pfund: No. We all need to give the book a bit more credit. It's an excellent technology, having been tested over five centuries. …
David Pogue wrote in a February 2009 New York Times column on the Kindle 2:
"So, for the thousandth time: Is this the end of the printed book? Don't be silly. The point everyone is missing is that nothing ever replaces anything. E-book readers won't replace books. The iPhone won't replace e-book readers. Everything just splinters. They will all thrive, serving their respective audiences."