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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 (The Diane Rehm Show)

For more info about Professor Darnton, see


Read his  The Library in the New Age in The New Yorker at


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