Burning the Page: The eBook Revolution and the Future of Reading

Burning the Page: The eBook Revolution and the Future of Reading

Jason Merkoski

A groundbreaking imaginative and prescient at the way forward for studying, from an early innovator on Amazon's Kindle team.

  • Is electronic the loss of life knell for print?
  • Or will it reinvigorate the written note?
  • What will take place to bookstores, e-book shopping, libraries, even autographs?
  • Will they die out—or evolve into whatever new?

In Burning the web page, digital pioneer Jason Merkoski charts the publication revolution's notable impression at the ways that we create, become aware of, and proportion rules. From the graceful halls of Silicon Valley to the jungles of Southeast Asia, Merkoski explores how ebooks got here to be and predicts cutting edge and interactive methods electronic content material will form our lives. all through, you're invited to proceed the dialog on-line and support form this interesting new global of "Reading 2.0."

For those that love books, acquire books, personal an e-reader, vow never to possess one, or just need to know the place books are headed, this can be a an important consultant to either the way forward for interpreting and to our electronic tradition as a whole.

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