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The Future of Books

How Will We Read: Textbooks?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.12.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

It isn't my imagination. My children's backpacks got heavier with the weight of those textbooks over the past few years. And I don't think the weight of student backpacks are just my concern. I heard a rumor that even tiger moms are advocating for lighter school backpacks.

How Will We Read? The Book Makers

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.20.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

The publisher delivers a single file. With that file, Ingram Content Group will deliver the content globally in a variety of ways, whether as a printed book or as a digital file which will ultimately create books for every digital platform around the world.

How Will We Read: On Main Street?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.12.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Many independent book stores are already redefining their role for the future by finding new and compelling ways to differentiate themselves from online retailers.

Literary Seductions

Allison Hill | Posted 11.29.2011 | Books
Allison Hill

I once slept with a man because he gave me a copy of Murakami's The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. Before you judge me, read the book. It's lyrical and seductive and changes the way you think about reality, about life.

How Will We Read: In Public Libraries?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.21.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Libraries across the United States need our help as they are being closed or having significant cuts made to their budgets.

How Will We Read? - The Book Given

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.26.2011 | Books
C. M. Rubin

On November 26, 1864, Lewis Carroll gave my relative, Alice Pleasance Liddell, a book he had written for her. He called the book Alice's Adventures Underground.