The history of the books since the scroll until the e-book and how the digital revolution is reshaping the traditional book, the publishing market, the authors and their readers.

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Alan Yentob ...
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Julian Barnes ...
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Douglas Coupland ...
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Theo Gray ...
Himself - Touch Press
Brewster Kahle ...
Himself - Digital Librarian
Ewan Morrison ...
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Rachael Morrison ...
Herself - Librarian
Richard Ovenden ...
Himself - Bodleian Library
Gail Rebuck ...
Herself - Publisher
Mike Shatzkin ...
Himself - Publishing Consultant
Gary Shteyngart ...
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Bob Stein ...
Himself - Institute for the Future of the Book
Andrew Stride ...
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Ed Victor ...
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The history of the books since the scroll until the e-book and how the digital revolution is reshaping the traditional book, the publishing market, the authors and their readers. The advantages of the e-book, the future of the traditional book and how it's perceived by the various agents involved in the production, sale and consumption of books. Is it the beginning of the end for the traditional book ? Written by J_Martin_2016

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