The death of the book has been greatly exaggerated

Not so long ago bookshops were closing almost as fast as churches. It seemed like the Kindle was going to kill the book and the internet or the X-box was going to kill reading. That might still happen but as it turns out paper technology is far more resilient and reading is as vital as ever. As Alexandra Alter writes in the New York Times, “the digital apocalypse never arrived, or at least not on schedule. While analysts once predicted that e-books would overtake print by 2015, digital sales have…

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