The Written Word Still Thrives

Rushkoff’s “A Computer Ate My Book” paints a more symbiotic relationship between the print and electronic worlds. He sees book writing and online publishing as two sides of the same coin. He appreciates the tangible appeal of books but also resents that his American publishers won’t let him release electronic versions of his books. —Susannah BreslinThe Written Word Still Thrives  (Wired)

I probably blog Wired too much, but this book may resonate in English departments. (My own colleagues are very accepting of my web fixation, but not everyone is so fortunate.)