Daily Archives: January 30, 2012

Jonathan Franzen Shakes His Fist at the Clouds, Especially the Virtual Ones

Question, which seems apt considering the previous post today: Any thoughts on Jonathan Franzen’s opinions about eBooks? For those of you who have not seen them, they are here. For those disinclined to link, here’s a quote: Maybe nobody will care about printed books 50 years from now, but I do. When I read a […]

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A Small Meditation on Art, Commerce and Impermanence

I’m going to touch on something that I’ve discussed briefly before but which I think is worth reheating into its own post. Here are the best selling books in the US from 1912, which is (for those of you for whom math is not a strong suit) 100 years ago. 1. The Harvester by Gene […]

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