Link Love: 9/17/2010

  • Clearly, I’ve got some reading to do. The new iPhone app—MegaReader—taps into book catalogues across the net, including Internet Archive and Project Gutenberg, to provide users with access to over 1.8 million free e-books.
  • Sounds like Walter Benjamin talking about mechanical reproduction and photographs . . .  An audio feature from The Voice of Russia debates the pros and cons of e-books versus paper books and observes that perhaps paper books will be “elitist” luxury goods in the not so distant future:

The Voice of Russia, Will paper books become luxury objects In the future?.

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