At the Edinburgh International Book Festival in August 2011, Ewan Morrison commented that "within 25 years the digital revolution will bring about the end of paper books. But more importantly, ebooks and epublishing will mean the end of 'the writer' as a profession" ("Are Books Dead, and Can Authors Survive?" Ewan Morrison, The Guardian, Aug. 22, 2011 [www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/aug/22/are-booksdead-ewan-morrison]).
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