Is the Death of the Book a Good Thing?


Paper pages vs. reader screens. Vibe vs. portability. Tactility vs…. well, another kind of tactility. History vs. evolution.

Like it or not, books are the past and eBooks are the future.

The National Post recently wrote an article called “Death of the Book: Long Live eBooks” that asks experts on both sides of the fence what they think about the digital literature revolution (and they seem to come down on the side of eBooks).

-Chris R. at BookBaby

Chris Robley is an award-winning poet, songwriter, performer, and music producer who now lives in Portland, Maine after more than a decade in Portland, Oregon. His music has been praised by NPR, the LA Times, the Boston Globe, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.” Robley’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in POETRY, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Beloit Poetry Journal, RHINO, Magma Poetry, and more. He is the 2013 winner of Boulevard's Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers and the 2014 recipient of a Maine Literary Award in the category of "Short Works Poetry."



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