Blogs, Twitter, the Kindle: The Future of Reading
With Ben Okri, Thomas Pletzinger, Alberto Ruy-Sánchez, and Sergi Sokolovskiy; moderated by Ben Schrank.
Philip Roth recently said that reading novels would be a cultic activity in 25 years, adding that the book cant compete with the screen. Do other writers share his pessimism? How does the situation differ across cultures and continents—and are there lessons in those differences? These writers—some of whom Twitter and some who will not—come together for a conversation about the future of reading with Ben Schrank, president and publisher of Razorbill, an imprint at Penguin.