Capitol Hill Books owner Jim Toole runs the front register of his used book store several days a week. He's banned several words from his store, including "awesome," "perfect" and, of course, "Amazon." Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption itoggle caption Ariel Zambelich/NPR Book News & Features The Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In May 28, 2015 The debate over whether digital books are better continues. But in the age of Amazon, the number of independent booksellers is up. The revival is fueled, at least in part, by digital natives.