How Technology Is (and Isn’t) Changing Our Reading Habits is an interview with Alexandra Alter, who covers the books industry for The New York Times. In it, she discuss the technology that she uses for both work and leisure, as well as her own personal reading preferences.
Alexandra also takes time out to answer a few pressing questions regarding the publishing industry including:
- How is technology affecting the publishing industry?
- What will be the fate of traditional publishers in the next few years?
- What will be the fate of physical bookstores?
- And what do you think about Amazon’s bookstores?
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.