Re: RARA-AVIS: RE:Book lengths and the unexamined life

From: M Blumenthal (
Date: 20 Nov 2001

> A few telling details in the book however, and the reader fills in the
> The characters belong to the reader. Books are the original interactive
> medium.

And the second medium is radio. The only thing you know in addition is the sound of the voice. Unfortunately, that argument didn't help it when tv came around. To survive it had to adapt by mainly bringing music and information. It might have been barely surviving at that except you can't watch tv while driving a car. Mark

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