Monday, August 22, 2005

But we'll always read novels in print, won't we?

I would have thought so; I've argued elsewhere that book-length items like scholarly monographs, novels and so one would survive in a traditional print format for some time after reference materials have gone wholly digital. But here is "77 year old novelist Warren Adler," asserting that "print publishing has had a great 500 year run. He is publishing his 28th novel electronically and emailing it for free to anyone who asks. (Via if:book.)

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