This is Not the End of the Book: A conversation curated by Jean-Philippe de Tonnac

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Title: This is Not the End of the Book <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: Jean-Claude Carriere <>Publisher: VINTAGE

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"A storming book. The next best thing to sitting in Umberto Eco's living room after dinner; a dream collection of lucid and fascinating discussions" (Nick Harkaway)

"Hurrah for philosopher and novelist Umberto Eco and playwright and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière, who have come together to praise the medium... Fans of Eco and Carrière will be charmed" (Wayne Gooderham Time Out)

"An entertainingly free-range dialogue about writing past, present and future" (Boyd Tonkin Independent)

"The dialogue between these two superbrains is freakishly compelling and covers everything from papyrus scrolls to e-readers... Never fails to be enlightening and engaging... Hooray for this brilliant book" (Dazed and Confused)

"This book is a reminder that the satisfaction of working through even a relatively short book comes in part through confronting digressions, dead ends and distractions: the hallmark of conversation between friends, not of Internet speed-reading" (Wall Street Journal)

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The perfect gift for book lovers: a beautifully designed hardcover in which two of the world's great men have a delightfully rambling conversation about the future of the book in the digital era, and decide it is here to stay.

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