Paper has existed in different forms for more than 2,000 years, and in its current form for hundreds of years. The use of paper is totally integrated into our cultural practices, and books are an integral part of our lives.
Books are taken for granted–our first stories come from the books our parents used to read to us, and with books we learn to read, to count, to draw, even to think. The production and economics of books have remained nearly unchanged for centuries. But in the last few years, the advent of digital technology has transformed our ways of communicating, …read more