I find this completely apropos especially since one of my final papers deals with the subject. I stumbled onto gold. Excitement abounds!
Dear Readers, I ask you, what good are printed books? This question grows old, I agree, after we spent weeks addressing it on this very site. Still, a recent spate of articles has sent it chasing round my brain, so here we are again. EXHIBIT A: “The Fate of the Book” in The Chronicle Review Article One: William Germano’s provocative title “What Are Books Good For?” leads to the less provocative claim that even inside the “knowledge machine” of a … Read More