|Series||OPPS paper -- no.35.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||11|
Book of the Future, based on an idea of the late Douglas Adams, is a unique collection of predictions, visions and thoughts on life in the year , submitted to the BBCi website BBCi to create UK's first democratically-edited book. BBCi, the BBC's interactive arm, is teaming up with Comic Relief to create a Book of the Future, the UK's first democratically-edited book. Author Oliver Jeffers and graphic artist Sam Winston discuss their work "A Child of Books" The future of the children's book. The BBC . Bookshops are fighting back against threats from online retailers, supermarkets and ebooks - so what will the book store of the future look like? BBC Homepage Skip to content.
What will the next 15 years look like? The BBC's new smart, witty family drama gives us an uneasy peek into a possible future – political chaos and all. Institute for the Future of the Book. About us. We're a small think-and-do tank investigating the evolution of intellectual discourse as it shifts from printed pages to networked screens. There are independent branches of Institute in New York, London and Brisbane. The New York branch is affiliated with the Libraries of New York University. So when I heard the buzz on Michael Lewis' Next: The Future Just Happened, it was an instant "One-Click"! What I found was a book that overstates and oversells its thesis, but is still a valuable look at how the Web is beginning to affect our culture in unanticipated ways. This is Reviews: Today, about 15% of consumer spending on books is electronic and about 30% of books sold are e-books. The majority of book readers still only read in print, and only 6% of readers read e-books.
In the first of BBC Culture’s new series on fiction that predicted the future, Hephzibah Anderson looks at the work of John Brunner, whose vision of was eerily accurate. A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Earth, Culture, Capital, Travel and Autos, delivered to your inbox every Friday. Share using Email Share on Twitter. Now that Steve Jobs has gone, who is the most powerful and influential CEO in the technology world? My nomination is Jeff Bezos, founder of the first e . George Orwell (pseudonym for Eric Blair ) was born in Bengal and educated at Eton; after service with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, he returned to Europe to earn his living penning novels and was essentially a political writer who focused his attention on his own times, a man of intense feelings and intense hates. An opponent of totalitarianism, he served in the Reviews: 26K.