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The Obsoleteness of Textbooks

The Obsoleteness of Textbooks

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the advent of technology and accessibility of information, it's time to stop paying for overpriced, weighty piles of paper and opt for ebooks instead.

Print Matters Panel Ignores Digital Divide

Print Matters Panel Ignores Digital Divide

By Jordyn Josephine Fischer, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

At the Strand Bookstore's “Print Matters: Art, Literature, and Design in the Digital Age” panel last week, experts met to address (or avoid the topic of) e-books in the publishing industry.

E-books Revolutionize Reading

By Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

The increasing popularity of e-books not only has a direct effect on the way we read books, but also on the saturation of book market.

Independent Bookstores Shouldn’t Have To Compete with Amazon to Survive

Independent Bookstores Shouldn’t Have To Compete with Amazon to Survive

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If the independent bookstore is to survive, people need to treat it as a destination, not just a stop on the road.

Literature and tech enriching when merged

Literature and tech enriching when merged

By Scarlett Curtis, Staff Columnist

November 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Making the leap from paper book to e-book has been hard, but the innovations in reading technology are making electronic literature an increasingly enticing world.