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Including books. As in “the probable future of the printed book as the preferred container for ideas and stories.”
Godin’s recently posted his current reflections on the likely future of the (printed) book to his blog.
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You can find more information about chained libraries (and links to primary sources) at Wikipedia.
Contributed by alert librarian, bibliophile, and Atlanta Booklover’s blog follower Anne Vagts
Anthony Daniels’ recent tribute to the printed book, posted at The New Criterion as the first of a series entitled “The Digital Challenge,” is the most rational essay on the subject that I’ve read this year.
Daniels mentions several points I haven’t seen in similar screeds about books and book-loving. He also aknowledges what is surely true: that reading is, for most book-lovers, an addiction that shares certain characteristics possessed by all other addictions.
As is often the case, the readers’ comments about Daniels’ humane and thoughtful essay are also worth a read.
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