By Jeff Gomez

For over 1500 years books have weathered a number of cultural adjustments remarkably unaltered. via wars, paper shortages, radio, television, computing device video games, and fluctuating literacy premiums, the sure stack of published paper has, just a little bizarrely, remained the extra strong and culturally proper strategy to converse rules. Now, for the 1st time because the heart a long time, all that's approximately to change. 
Newspapers are suffering for readers and relevance; downloadable tune has consigned the album to the structure scrap heap; and the electronic revolution is now approximately to depart books at the excessive shelf of heritage. In Print Is Dead, Gomez explains how authors, manufacturers, vendors, and readers mustn't ever simply recognize those adjustments, yet force electronic booklet construction, criteria, garage, and supply because the first really transformational factor to occur on the earth of phrases because the printing press.

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