04/21/2011 02:39 pm ET | Updated Jun 21, 2011

Steve Martin, One Day And Other Literary Gimmicks

Those live-action newspapers from the Harry Potter books and films—with moving and talking images on the page instead of old-fangled still photographs—don’t seem like a stretch today. They’re more like a prototype for the near future. Soon we’re likely to see a first-rate literary novel written expressly for the iPad or whatever higher-tech device comes next.

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