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very philosophical,and insightful. It examines what it means to be a writer and why its important.Published 18 months ago by John
Purchased this to read on my Kindle. Can't figure out how to get it in there. It appears to be made out of paper of some sort.Published on December 4, 2013 by Kindle Customer
Although time moves quickly in the world of technological innovation, this collection of essays has fared well. Read morePublished on July 15, 2013 by Michael Cairns
A wonderful surprise loved it. Esoteric essential work erudite writer essential reading esdpecially pa teaching Henry James to a new generation :enry ;amesPublished on September 6, 2012 by Amazon Customer
Most postmodern technophiles and even some of what Birkerts calls "readers" will see his book as the literary equivalent of a ragged old man with a sign proclaiming "The end is... Read morePublished on February 3, 2011 by Kate Henson
While I understood the author's points and even agree with some of them, I could not get over my dislike of the author's tone. Read morePublished on November 18, 2010 by khaleen
I thought I would agree more with this author bemoaning the fate of reading since I see first-hand in teaching American literature how few of my students actually read ... Read morePublished on October 25, 2008 by A. Bell
It is understood that modern technology allowed the masses in remote areas to have access to information. But at what cost? Does the Internet substitute for traditional reading? Read morePublished on June 6, 2008 by Dr. Frederick Openheimer