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From the Authors Guild: 10 reasons books make great holiday gifts

10 Reasons Books Make Great Holiday Gifts

1. Because you want to support your fellow Authors Guild members

2. Because they’re way better than fruitcakes

3. Because you want to help your favorite author make the New York Times bestseller list

4. Because you’re tired of reading the same book to your kid every night

5. Because you want to support your local indie bookstore

6. Because a book is easier to wrap than a hockey stick

7. Because if you send an e-book, you won’t have to wrap anything at all

8. Because a paperback is cheaper than seeing the new Star Wars movie in IMAX

9. Because that bookcase your friends bought for their new apartment is collecting dust

10. Because books contain multitudes and enrich the lives of others

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