There is a continuous debate regarding hardcopy or digital when it comes to books.
I own a Kindle and it is the perfect companion when travelling, easy to download hundreds of books to one place while on the move and compact for fitting in with all your belongings. I love it. Conversely, there is also something comforting about having a shelf full of your favourite books in the living room to re-read or lend to a friend.
At the weekend, the Lifeline book fair raised more than half a million dollars for the crisis service. Who says that books are dead?
So are you an avid reader? Do you enjoy poring through the bookshelves of secondhand bookstores, discovering hidden gems and departing with an armful of books?
Let me know your favourite place to mull through the shelves in the comments below. I’ll visit the two most popular bookstores and decide the verdict in next week’s article.