Believe it or not, Amazon Kindle downloads overtook real book sales this Christmas season. A company representative says that: “On Amazon’s peak day, December 14, 2009, customers ordered over 9.5 million items worldwide.” Product page.

Let’s make sure we read those figures right, though. “On Christmas Day customers purchased more Kindle books than physical books.” How many people, in comparison, were ordering physical books on Christmas Day?

[via WiredAmazon]]