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Heard on NPR: Robert Darnton: “The Case for Books” The future of books in a digital age

Posted by Editor on November 24, 2009

The future of books in a digital age. How the digital revolution and electronic books will affect the marketplace of ideas.

Robert Darnton, Author, Librarian at Harvard and founder of the Gutenberg-e program. A former professor of European History at Princeton University, Darnton is also a regular contributor to the “New York Review of Books.”

Listen to the interview at http://wamu.org/programs/dr/09/11/23.php#29154 (The Diane Rehm Show)

For more info about Professor Darnton, see http://history.fas.harvard.edu/people/faculty/darnton.php

Also–http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Darnton

Read his  The Library in the New Age in The New Yorker at http://www.nybooks.com/articles/21514

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