Sunday, August 16, 2009

Why a Book?

There's a reason the book was invented. It's the easiest way to organize a body of thoughts in an easily disseminated manner. Every part of it has been designed in the workshop of necessity: the page numbering, the stout binding, the durable cover, the typset, the margins, the length.

This summer I've over-indulged on the Postmodern twins of the TV set and the Internet. And now, like a child sick on sweets, I'm looking forward to sinking my teeth into the substance of a book.

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