Why Books Still Matter

Books occupy a complicated spot. Libraries groan under their weight; technophiles would etherize them into the cloud. Publishers litigate to preserve copyright; “copyleftists” argue for open access. And futurists predicted they'd be obsolete by now. Yet print books hold steady, coexist with their digital versions, and assert their physical beauty and value in the marketplace of ideas. John Donatich describes the current landscape of publishing and how Yale maintains its standards as one of the world’s most prestigious publishers.

Saturday, June 3, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM


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