E-readers are poised to be hot gifts this holiday season, potentially converting large numbers of book lovers from paper pages to electronic screens, The New York Times reports. "This is the tipping-point season for e-readers, there's no question," said Peter Hildick-Smith, president of the Codex Group, a book-market research company. "A lot more books are going to be sold in e-book format. It also means that a lot fewer people are going to be shopping in bookstores."
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