Monday, February 28, 2011

Are books still relevant?

In the internet surf this morning, I encountered these musings about books and our culture:

Amusing Ourselves to Death - a comparison of Brave New World to Orwells 1984

Mrs. Brightside solemly notes the closing of her community's Borders and the place books have in her life - Books.

Don't You Evah Interrupt me while I'm reading a book! H/T Sheese

Don't forget to check out Sassy Banana -- it still has that new blog smell.


Kathleen said...

Wow that graphic representation of Huxley vs. Orwell was sobering!

Lee said...

Kathleen - I thought so too. Also wondered if utilizing this type of visual medium would facilitate discussion in a college classroom (I used to teach).