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Octave Uzanne’s “The End of Books” (1894)

- September 2, 2019 in albert robida, best of sci-fi and future visions, future of books, historical predictions of the future, history of the future, Octave Uzanne, retrofuture, retrofuturism, The End of Books

Over a century before the invention of the e-reader, a French bibliophile imagines how advances in phonographic technology might spell the end of all printed text.