New York University
Re: What Are Books?
information vs. tactilityHi Kathleen-- Happily I think the functions of books are so varied and so multiple that there will always be plenty of need for the affordances that printed books offer and the ones that ebooks do. Nor do information and tactility always work as separable ...
big boxesHi Ted. Thanks for this. I'm a fan of your book, but I guess I have a question about your final points here. While I appreciate that the contrasts between independents and big box booksellers may at times be overdrawn (part of a romantic ideology tha ...
fruitI'm afraid I'd still resist this idea. Sure, B&N and Amazon are different pieces of fruit, but, well, fruit is fruit. The fact that one giant corporation sells books and stuff and the other 'just' sells books isn't astounding ...