From Jaya’s Blog. Where is the utility of written word?
A note for book lovers: Please try not to squirm in your seats because I am going to go all business-like in this post 🙂
Another note for everyone: The post doesn’t have answers; mostly questions.
Publishers and authors, world over, are moaning. People just don’t read enough. Or buy enough. Even though (print) publishing in India is on rise (unlike US or Europe), people are still moaning. People here have not read enough in past. They still don’t read enough. But there is a reason this blog post is not titled “Rediscovering Publishing” or “Rediscovering Books”. Because with these words we get into the problem of definitions. One may argue that it is print that is declining and not books. What is a book? It can be written word not only in print, but even on an electronic device. But once you are on an electronic device, what stops…
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