Lisa Lucas, Executive Director for the National Book Foundation offers an inspiring talk on the importance of books, particularly how they help us build empathy and understand one another. “They connect us to one another. They make people who are not like us more human.”
3 Thoughts on "Why Books Will Always Matter"
There is an unmistakable irony that this viewpoint is not shared as text but as a video. Ideas and deep thought need printed words but one’s passion for words needs tightly-edited images against a music background.
I’m not sure I see the irony. Books and videos serve different functions:
Backing up that response.