Nota Bene #26 Part 2 of 2

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In his New York Times column, “Bits, Bands and Books,” Paul Krugman compares publishing to music, in which downloading has forced musicians to make their money touring and selling ancillary products: “Indeed, if e-books become the norm, the publishing industry as we know it may wither away. Books may end up serving mainly as promotional material for authors’ other activities, such as live readings with paid admission. Well, if it was good enough for Charles Dickens, I guess it’s good enough for me.” Paying good money to hear authors read in the digital age? Yeah, like that’s gonna happen. Continue reading