JJ Abrams Novel S

As attention spans shrink and the written word becomes more obsolete, the modern novel is facing a problem similar to movie theaters. How can we make reading a physical book essential? One possible suggestion is provide content that needs to be touched, and J.J. Abrams‘ latest idea is just that.

After a few teases we finally have our look at S, a novel conceived by Abrams and written by Doug Porst. Much like┬áMark Z. Danielewski’s amazing House of Leaves and a number of other books that have gone before, S is a novel with a secondary story happening in between the lines, as multiple previous readers interact at the same time.

Confused? Boing Boing has an unboxing video which takes us through the pages of the beautiful package. Check it out below. Read More »

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