The article “Book meets e-book in ‘Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine’ appeared a few years ago but it still tells a very modern story about book publishing.
Author Carolyn Kellogg makes it clear that twenty-first century readers don’t have to wait to get their book fix. Immediacy, timely access, and keeping up with the story are built into publishing today – and they have been for awhile. Her story of Stephen Baker’s book “Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything,” is ample evidence of that.
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.