It seems that even in the most stratospheric regions of the technocracy, the printed, physical book, that object we can hold in our two hands and read without a power source, is very much alive. Bill Gates has his book blog, Gates Notes. Mark Zuckerberg has his book club, his list, and his New Year’s resolution:
“Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today,” Zuckerberg wrote on his personal Facebook page. “I’m looking forward to shifting more of my media diet towards reading books.”I
I don’t know if Jeff Bezos are Tim Cook have blogs or clubs, but in any case, three cheers to Gates and Zuckerberg. Anything that counterbalances the attention-pulverizing forces in our society is a good thing. If a CEO can read books, so can we:-)
PS. I guess Oprah started it:-) The more, the better.