The Future of Books

US 1 Newspaper, 16 August 2017

-Amazon Eliane
Illustration by Eliane Gerrits

As I walk into the new Amazon bookstore that just opened on Columbus Circle in Manhattan, I have a disorienting feeling that I have not entered a bookstore but rather fallen into the world of my computer screen. Like a cyber version of Alice tumbling into her rabbit hole, I have fallen into a worm hole that takes me into a bricks-and-mortar version of Amazon’s website.

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