Why Analog is Thriving in the Digital Age

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Record clerk Josh Kelly wipes a dust speck from a used LP record as he put it in a sales bin at Vintage Vinyl Records Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Fords, N.J.

There’s no question that we’re living in a digital age, but in the The Revenge of the Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter, author David Sax tells the stories of entrepreneurs and businesses that have found a market selling “vintage” items like paper notebooks, records and stationery. Through his reporting, Sax argues that renewed interest these items shows the limited appeal of the purely digital life.

Event: David Sax will be in conversation with AJ Jacobs at Book Culture (450 Columbus Avenue) on Monday, November 21 at 7 p.m.