This is a Book-Shop

The Albion Beatnik shop in Oxford, England, has this sign in a window. Respect! The text is a reworking of This is a Printing Office by Beatrice Warde. Link -via Buzzfeed


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I've used ebooks in various formats because my day job requires it, but most of the books that I like to read are available only in print--and have been out of print for years. Switching to digital for my personal reading just isn't an option.

I think that physical books will be a thing of the past, as you suggest, but not "soon". What's that proverb about information technology? We always overestimate its impact in the short term and underestimate its impact in the long term.
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Physical Books will soon be a think of the past.

It is all digital these days which I think is great because my wife told me if my library gets any bigger she will divorce me (somewhere around 2000 books). I can still buy books but at the same time don't amass piles of dead weight.
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