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Re: [BKARTS] Publisher's Weekly article on "The Future of the Book"

"Meta-markets" eh? 

Graham Moss
Incline Press
36 Bow Street
Oldham OL1 1SJ  England


On 13/2/09 16:39, "douglas rice" <douglas.rice@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Whatever our feelings for Bob Stein's presentation, I don't think that
> he nor anyone else at the Institute for the Future of the Book are
> "money makers" who are uninterested in the book itself. The Institute
> is a non-profit think-tank funded by the MacArthur Foundation and
> affiliated with the University of Southern California. However much I
> have disagreed with their opinions at times, I have always found them
> to be thoughtful and very respectful of the history of the book.
> One of my favorite explorations of theirs can be found here, where
> they compare the proliferation of information on the internet with the
> 18th century print boom in England:
> http://www.futureofthebook.org/blog/archives/2007/09/books_and_the_man_part_ii
> _sort.html
> -Doug Rice

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