Will the rise of electronic books mark the final chapter in the love story between traditional books and their readers? Alan Yentob discusses the subject with a host of writers.
With the rise of electronic books, is the final chapter about to be written in the long love story between books and their readers? Will the app take the place of the traditional book?
Alan Yentob discusses the subject with writers Alan Bennett, Douglas Coupland, Ewan Morrison and Gary Shteyngart, publisher Gail Rebuck, agent Ed Victor and librarian Rachael Morrison. They also smell books, making precise notes about the distinctive aroma of each.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
The Man Who Sold The World
Pavane pour une enfante defunte
Key to the Highway
For the Trees
JS Bach Pastorale
I Need a Life (Four-Tet Remix)
Camille Saint-Saëns (electronic version by William Orbit)
Are Friends Electric?Performer: Tubeway Army.
Versions by Django Reinhardt and Edmundo Ros
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