mythologyofblue:

“Let’s not let anyone tell us that the Internet is going to murder the book, because the automobile has yet to murder the bicycle. The book, like the bicycle, is a perfect invention, and perfection dies hard.”
-William Giraldi, Poets & Writers July/August 2011
[Image: 25th Infantry’s bicycle trip from Missoula, Montana, to St. Louis, Missouri in 1897; image via]

mythologyofblue:

Let’s not let anyone tell us that the Internet is going to murder the book, because the automobile has yet to murder the bicycle. The book, like the bicycle, is a perfect invention, and perfection dies hard.

-William Giraldi, Poets & Writers July/August 2011

[Image: 25th Infantry’s bicycle trip from Missoula, Montana, to St. Louis, Missouri in 1897; image via]

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