Why art books won’t become e-books any time soon

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Jim Lewis argues that “Kindles, iPads, and the like will soon be the dominant medium—if, indeed, they aren’t already.  As a novelist this bothers me not at all. But novels and nonfiction aren’t the only things that come in book form. Unless you’re very dedicated, and very well-traveled, most of the art and photography you’ve seen has been on the printed page as well. Will these, too, gradually be replaced with e-books? I suspect not.” Read the entire article (“iPad, Meet Your Nemesis: Why art books won’t become e-books any time soon,” Slate, October 7, 2010).

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