The book has stayed pretty much the same for over 500 years: a bunch
of paper pages between covers. It's been both finite and easily grasped.
But our digitally-connected world is forcing us to re-imagine what
books could be.
Participants in the program:
, founder and co-director of The Institute For the Future of the Book, New York.James Bridle
, writer, publisher, editor, technologist, London.Hugh McGuire
, founder of pressbooks and libravox, co-editor of Book: A Futurist's Manifesto
, Montreal.Kylie Mirmohamadi
, professor of English, La Trobe University, Melbourne.Sue Martin
, professor of English, La Trobe University, Melbourne.Related Websites:
Bob Stein's Institute For The Future of The Book Socialbook
or socialbook at livemargin James Bridle's websiteA Ship Adrift websiteKylie Mirmohamadi on e-books for Institute For the Future of the Book, AustraliaWebpage for Books: A Futurist Manifesto on Hugh McGuire's Press books website