The Chronicle of Higher Education recently provided a university dean’s perspective on comparing different formats (paperback, Kindle, iPhone, and audiobook) for reading a novel. Those of us who haven’t experimented with these alternatives might find the article illuminating:
Kirschner, A. (2009). Reading Dickens four ways: How ‘Little Dorrit’ fares in multiple text formats. Chronicle of Higher Education, Section: The Chronicle Review, 55(39), B16.