Five Quotes on the Future of the Book
"In the space of one generation, [new] print books will be as rare as vinyl LPs. You'll still be able to find them in artsy hipster stores, but that's about it." - Jason Merkoski, author of Burning the Page: The eBook Revolution and the Future of Reading. Merkoski's opinion, which is not just melodramatic, but probably also wrong, nevertheless speaks to the future of the place where we buy our books. Many bookshops have gone the way of pharmacies, selling in categories far distant from their core products.