Down With Paper!

Friday, November 23, 2007

Transcript

Last week, Amazon unveiled a new electronic book reader whose display incorporates digital ink technology and looks remarkably like paper. Michael McCreary of E-Ink Corporation hopes that consumers will finally give up the dead-tree version of books.

Comments [2]

Reece Harris

Few books there are worth reading, but the best must be read again and again. . . we just need a few words of the Best. . . "what old books tell, there is nothing more to be had, that is why old men are mad."

Nov. 27 2007 01:09 AM
Charles Kraus from Seattle

Excellent show. Many years ago, I helped get the LA Times book review off the ground. The fact that I was allowed to review books shocked my family, friends, and book lovers everywhere (espectially in Brentwood). When I attempted to use my "credits" to obtain assignments at the NY Times, I was not taken seriously.

After "thumbing" the on-line Sunday Times reviews, reading portions of The NY Review of Books and Book Forum, I am left wondering where I can find out about the thousands of publications that will never see shelf life at B&N. How about a program devoted to internet resources for the serious (sometimes) reader of hardcopy material not generally found on the internet or in the distribution loop? Thanks, OTM.

Charles

Nov. 25 2007 04:13 PM

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