"The lightness of the ebook medium, literally and figuratively, holds a terrible allure and an insidious threat to the heavily booked-up among us. How many marriages, seemingly held firm by the impossibility of moving several hundredweight of vinyl or CDs out of a family-sized home, have already foundered post the digitisation of music? How many more will break if apparently inseparable and immovable matrimonial libraries become something that anyone can walk out with in their pocket?"
Monday, October 31, 2011
Another Bit from the LRB
Another bit from the current (Nov. 3) London Review of Books. This from an essay by James Meek:
Posted by Samuel J. Howard at 10:46 PM