The UK celebrated World Book Day last Thursday and it got me thinking about the nature of reading in modern times.
Although there’s no doubting the pleasure of reading a hard copy of a book, the internet has clearly revolutionised our access to foreign language books, both in the original language and in translation. Project Gutenberg and its vast collection of ebooks has long made it a valuable resource for people looking for texts in translation, original prose and even related literary criticism.
Published on 15-03-11. Read on here