Richard Curtis gives his opinion on the future of publishing at GalleyCat. At #5 he suggests the rise of ebooks will paradoxically prompt an increase in paper book sales. Is this like the “paperless office” we were promised years ago? You know, the one where the introduction of computers increased the amount of paper produced.
How long will the urge to have our important words printed on paper last? Or will all words, one day, become disposable?