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The Flickering Page

The Reading Experience in Digital Times


Samizdat Series


116 Pages, 6 x 6

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.00 (US $12.00) (CA $13.00)

Publication Date: March 2014

ISBN 9780989302326

Rights: US & CA

Atelier26 Books (Mar 2014)

Price: $12.00


A provocative casebook for our digital times, this book is designed to jumpstart an in-depth dialogue about the historical, cultural, civic, and scientific implications of a mass shift in reading methods. Each chapter is broken down in a visual way through bullet points, bolding, and illustrations combined with descriptive paragraphs that both engage and inform the reader. This small volume weaves together some of the most cogent thought of the past 50 years, urging readers to consider anew the many questions about our "technological revolution" that remain far from settled. The chapters include: "The Technology of Individualism," "Technology & Ideology," and "Neuroplasticity."

Author Biography

M. Allen Cunningham is the cofounder of the cultural commentary blog His stories have appeared in many literary magazines including Glimmer Train and The Kenyon Review and have twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He is the author of Date of Disappearance, The Green Age of Asher Witherow, The Honorable Obscurity Handbook, Lost Son, and Partisans. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Nathan Shields is an artist, a teacher, and a dad. He lives in Port Angeles, Washington.