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This is not the end of the book : a conversation

Author: Jean-Claude Carrière; Umberto Eco; Jean-Philippe de Tonnac
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2011.
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This beautifully produced book, an object of desire in itself, is the transcription of a long conversation between the two men in which they discuss a vast range of subjects, from what can be defined as the first book, to the idea of the library, the burning of books both accidental and deliberate, and what will happen to knowledge and memory when infinite amounts of information are available at the click of a
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Jean-Claude Carrière; Jean-Claude Carrière; Umberto Eco; Umberto Eco
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Claude Carrière; Umberto Eco; Jean-Philippe de Tonnac
ISBN: 1846554519 9781846554513
OCLC Number: 670473737
Notes: "First published with the title "Ne pensez pas vous débarrasser des livres", Éditions Grasset & Fasquelle, 2009"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 336 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: N'espérez pas vous débarrasser des livres.
Responsibility: Jean-Claude Carrière & Umberto Eco ; curated by Jean-Phillippe de Tonnac ; 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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