The Book of the Future

Grant Snider created a cartoon for the book review section of the New York Times that defined the book of the future.

To accomodate complaints of low-lighting on breakable e-readers that may strain eyes, Snider suggests redesigning books by:

  • making them interactive (by turning pages by hand)
  • using non-glowing type encased in a protective layer of wood pulp (paper)
  • and giving books a home decorating function (as in book shelves).

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Check out Snider’s cartoon – here.