When The Book is Dead was first published in 2007, smartphones, ebooks and social media were yet to take over, and Borders bookstores still dominated the retail landscape. This reissue features an updated preface from Sherman Young who brings us up to speed, arguing enthusiastically for the revival of a vibrant reading culture, driven by conversations around ideas.
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Sherman Young is a senior lecturer in the media department at Macquarie University in Sydney. He has written for numerous academic journals and presented papers at academic conferences both in Australia and overseas. He is a founding member of the editorial board of Scan, an online journal of media arts and culture.
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