October 1, 2014
Filed Under North Tahoe Events
Explore the past, present and future of publishing with retired Sierra College professor Gary Noy.
Noy, a published author, developed the only full-service academic press operated by a community college.
“Are Books Dead?” takes place October 10, from 7pm to 8:15pm at no cost.
Expect a discussion of the adaptability of publishers to new technologies, the historical context of publishing, an examination of privacy concerns related to eReaders, the impact on brick-and-mortar bookstores, the rise of virtual bookstores, and the gulf between online publishing and traditional publishing.
Sierra College is located at 11001 College Trail in Truckee.
Refreshments, sponsored by Starbucks, available from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
There is no cost to attend. Space is limited. Visit sierracollege.ticketleap.com to make reservations.