Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Imagine a room without books

The ebook future that may be upon us does present this possibility. I don't think I like it, and neither does the author of this article about Don Quixote. Even if you're not a big fan of that book, this article will draw you in. 'Don Quixote is not only a cautionary tale about the perils of idealism: among other things, it is also the first great book about books, a visionary parable about the responsibilities of reading and writing fiction that arrived early on in the age of printing.' More...

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