The Book is Dead

The Book is Dead

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Sometime in the late twentieth century the book died. Sherman Young, passionate book lover and a consumer and producer of digital technology, is on a mission to make book culture matter again. Shirking nostalgia and without apology, The Book is Dead (Long Live the Book) investigates the economics and technological demands of publishing, making a case for books and reading all the while. His bold and exciting book will inspire readers, non-readers and publishers to put books center again, even if they're not books as we now know them.These enthusiasts spend their Sundays blissfully turtle-waxing Lamborghinis. Others love what the car makes possible; the ... it tells the world who he is, like a well-cut suit. To some, being seen with Life a Usera#39;s Manual (or Objects of desire.


Title:The Book is Dead
Author: Sherman Young
Publisher:UNSW Press - 2007
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