So now, gurus upon the economy and the tech industry are conjecturing at causes. Ann Arbor(.com, the birthplace of Borders), ran a recent post from Business News Director Nathan Bomey: Borders’ expansion hastened its implosion.
- Borders May Be Dead, But e-Reader Kobo Is Still Alive And Kicking from~techcrunch.com/
- Technology turns page in reading: We’re adapting to having a library at our fingertips
-from Louisville, KY Courier-Journal
^Think of it… you’re “entire library” being as portable as your “cell phone…”
Indeed. Daniel Silva was on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, recently, and admitted that for the first time in his writing career, his new book, Portrait of a Spy would likely sell more digital copies than print.
As Ian Crouch posted, quite articulately, on the New Yorker’s Book Bench, the discussion now, as Borders’ liqudates, bounces between “an overzealous company that has failed or a harbinger of industry-wide doom…”
Books ~Without Borders
from The New Yorker