Saturday, October 11, 2014
Economist Essay on the Future of Books
The Economist is still one of my favorite magazines. It is literate, it is functional, it has good analysis, and it is not as stupidly right wing as the Wall Street Journal has become. It is what we might call, intelligent middle of the road. The magazine is not about business alone, it is also perhaps about the world at large, but as seen through the eyes of an economist, hence its title.
But I am mentioning it today because it has an entertaining essay on the past and future of the “book”. And it has done so in a way that is cute: retaining the stains and other weirdnesses of the classic book.
Read the essay yourself at: