Sarah Hromack is a writer living in Brooklyn.
In Print We TrustBy Sarah Hromack
Historically speaking, those of us who embraced the Web long ago have suffered the summary dismissal that tends to accompany all major cultural paradigm shifts.
Welcome to the Book ClubBy Sarah Hromack
Such was the comment left on the San Francisco literary website The Rumpus in response to a blog post on In Print We Trust, a piece first published in the Brooklyn Rails July issue. Writing on the blog-to-book phenomenon that has swept the publishing industry in recent months, I wondered, how strangely anachronistic is it that those who participate in perhaps the most monumental democratic exercise everand who do so daily, often for a livingwould seek to tame the great, unbridled, immaterial beast that is the Internet with some high-gloss stock and two binding boards?