A Defence of the Book

“Many of the most vehement advocates of new technology in education, as an alternative to books, are frankly advocating a novel species of illiteracy.”

… that’s right, another pointed (and yet pointless) either/or argument against the death of books from Alan Wall, an Oxford-educated writer and teacher of creative writing. No mention of those who advocate technology in education – or creative writing – as a supplement to books, and whether (perhaps) this represents advocacy of a transliteracy.

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