Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Let's Stop Saying The Book Is Dying
The Last Book from Aperture Foundation on Vimeo.
It's not. Ebooks are nowhere near beating physical book sales. Both paperbacks and hardcover have higher sales (separately and together) than ebooks. So let's just stop blathering about them going away....
*stepping down from soapbox*
Now that we have that out of the way.....
Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen is the man behind "The Last Book", a show currently on display at the Julie Saul Gallery in NYC.
Believing that books will soon disappear, he took pictures of people on the train reading books. The images are fantastic.
Julie Saul Gallery
"This Guy Took A Photo Every Time He Saw Someone Reading A Book On The Subway" via Slate