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US booksellers see a return to print

There are signs showing some e-book adopters are reading physical books or toggling between devices and paper

READER'S CHOICE: At BookPeople, a bookstore founded in 1970 in Austin, Texas, sales are up nearly 11 per cent this year over last, making 2015 the store's most profitable year ever, said Mr Bercu, the co-owner.

New York

FIVE years ago, the book world was seized by collective panic over the uncertain future of print.

As readers migrated to new digital devices, e-book sales soared, increasing 1,259 per cent between 2008 and 2010, alarming booksellers that watched consumers use their stores