Tag: Books

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| June 2, 2010

for connoisseurs only

Ruth Franklin in The New Republic: At one panel I attended, titled “The Next Decade in Book Culture,” Nicholas...

| May 6, 2010

books as home

Here’s a wonderful interview — alas, too brief — with Alberto Manguel. Some choice bits: I don’t think the...

| April 13, 2010

the length of texts

Charlie Stross asks an interesting question: “Why are novels (the prevailing form of fictional entertainment on...

| March 29, 2010

the disembodied reviewer?

Let me return to my previous comments on Jason Kottke’s distinction between old and new forms of reviewing, and to...

| March 18, 2010

stop it. just stop it.

I wish people would stop saying things like this: Books are changing from physical to virtual objects. . . . The...

| March 1, 2010

the form of the book

A Working Library says something very true very eloquently: On the page, the rhythm of the text emerges from both the...