[LMB] visible books & the future (was the economics of books)

Lucy Chubb lucy at chubb.wattle.id.au
Fri Feb 12 08:25:54 GMT 2010


On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 05:41:18PM -0800, Harimad wrote:

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> Question: if e-books are the future, how will we know if a home we visit has a lot of books or not?  And will we be deprived of the pleasure of idly perusing someone else's collection and thereby finding unexpected connections?

This reminds me of Ekaterine's pleasure in seeing the books at Miles' place
and desire to hold them. I can't remember offhand exactly where that occurs.

LucyC



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