Guest Post- The Joy of Discovery by Avinash Gupta

Sharing my guest post that I contributed to Aman’s blog. Amandeep is one of my favorite blogger and it was honor to feature in his blog.
Do check out his blog if you have not done so already.

The Joy of Discovery 

by AVINASH GUPTA

I have no right to speak in favor of book stores. Last year, of the commendable fortune of my modest income that was spend on books, smaller portion was actually contributed to the bookstores. Amazon and Flipkart enjoyed the larger share, and the reasons were simple:

  • Change in the content consumption pattern.
  • Way cheaper than the book store.
  • Amazing service (can you beat on click delivery of Amazon for my kindle)
  • Change in style in discovering the book

Of all the above, I want to focus on the 4th point. Now we select our books from the book recommendations by fellow bloggers, by goodreads timeline, through tweets and through Facebook book crushes. I mean, when was the last time when you went to the bookstore and said, “It looks like an interesting book” and took that book home with you. If you have not done it for long time…

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