Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog: The Luddite dream of Jeff Bezos

Nick Carr notes that the launch of Kindle is being used by a bunch of anti-Gutenbergians as another excuse to trounce the book in general:

“But Kelly and his fellow-travelers are wrong, and Bezos is right. The only thing that will keep books great is respect for the individual author, the individual reader, and the sanctity of the book as a closed container. When that respect goes, the book goes with it.”

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