Posted by: Burlington Public Library (WA) | October 18, 2010

We’re still reading

You may be aware of the hot debates going on these days over the future of the printed book.  Many grim prophecies that physical books will be disappearing in our near future, as technology continues on its merry way.

Well, it turns out that these concerns have been around awhile – at least from the early 1960s – and here is proof.  Watch this short, charming video from a Jack Gilford ode to the book (and to reading) from that time.    


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