cover image The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age

The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age

Sven Birkerts / Author Ballantine Books $19 (248p) ISBN 978-0-

In his jeremiad, literary critic Birkets predicts that the information superhighway will lead to an erosion of language and a diminishing of sustained critical thought. (Nov.)