The History of the Book and the Digital Word

May 4, 2013

The demise of the book has been forecasted despite the fact that 75% of Americans have read at least one book in the last year, with 23% reading it digitally. Professor Elaine Treharne offers compelling research into what 62,000 years of the history of text technologies has brought us and how we know that the book in all its forms will continue to survive.  

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