Out of Print

A thought-provoking new film (and, likely quite sobering documentary for some -likely in libraries and in the publishing industry).

i-ccb0793bd98012f91034033de7e3b85d-OutofPrint postcard no text-thumb-300x200-6600A new documentary surveys “…the topsy-turvy world of words, illuminating the turbulent and exciting journey from the book through the digital revolution. Jeff Bezos, Ray Bradbury, Scott Turow, Jeffrey Toobin, parents, students, educators, scientists – all highlight how this revolution is changing everything about the printed word – and changing us.”

http://outofprintthemovie.com/

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/54234607″>OUT OF PRINT trailer</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user675582″>fungible</a&gt; on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Doc Examines the End of Print Books and What It Portends (via PBS’ Media Shift).
In the digital age, the age of e-books, will be able maintain the heritage of philosophical and abstract thought, culture, and storytelling that the rich history of books has delivered us? (And for how long?

 

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