About this book
Translated by Polly McLean, from a conversation curated by Jean-Philippe de Tonnac, in this book eminent writers Eco and Carriere debate as to whether the book can survive in a digital age. Also takes in the history of books and computers.
It is almost impossible to get away from discussions of whether the 'book' can survive the digital revolution. This title discusses the topics ranging from what can be defined as the first book to what happens to knowledge that infinite amounts of information are available at the click of a mouse.