What Will The Future Foretell For This New Method Of Reading?

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It is not a stretch to say that a novel 's original essence could be obliterated from our future society. Truly, do physical manifestations of books have any business being in a world full of self flying cars and internet supremacy? Could they stare down the fierce competition from online music and movie streaming services? Perchance, books may wind up in the most peculiar places. "Eventually they could join the ranks of clay tablets and scrolls displayed in collectors’ glass cases with other curious items of the past"(Nuwer, 2016). While printed copies of books spiral into oblivion, electronic books are climbing up the stairs of success. Question is, what will the future foretell for this new method of reading?

Society seems to be filled with people who want things instantly, no one likes having to wait for the internet to load or for a cup of coffee. Henceforth, books are going to be accessible anytime and anywhere. Lets face it, given those circumstances, bookstores in the future are going to be as trendy as bell bottom pants. There will be no need to wander down countless aisles when with a simple swipe of a screen, an entire collection of ebooks are displayed right beneath one 's fingertips. Regardless, "the On Demand Company has basically engineered a book vending machine"(EBM Technology, 2015). Incredible hardware, a machine that prints books on command, except for the fact that it would be unnecessary in a society where paper books are as dead as…

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