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This is not the end of the book : a conversation curated by Jean-Phillippe De Tonnac

Author: Umberto Eco; Polly McLean; Jean-Phillippe De Tonnac
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2011.
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The perfect gift for book lovers: a beautifully designed hardcover in which two of the world's great men have a delightfully rambling conversation about the future of the book in the digital era, and decide it is here to stay. These days it is almost impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. Blogs, tweets and newspaper articles appear daily on the subject, many  Read more...
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Named Person: Umberto Eco; Jean-Claude Carriere; Jean-Claude Carrière; Umberto Eco
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; Polly McLean; Jean-Phillippe De Tonnac
ISBN: 9781846554513 1846554519
OCLC Number: 741468953
Language Note: Translated into English.
Notes: Cover title.
Description: xi, 336 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Umberto Eco, Jean-Claude Carriere ; translated from the French by Polly McLean.

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It is almost impossible to get away from discussions of whether the 'book' can survive the digital revolution. This title discusses the topics ranging from what can be defined as the first book to  Read more...

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"A storming book. The next best thing to sitting in Umberto Eco's living room after dinner; a dream collection of lucid and fascinating discussions" Nick Harkaway "Hurrah for philosopher and novelist Read more...

 
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