Document Type

Book Review


Baron (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) offers a breezy overview of the ways that technology is shaping reading and writing practices. This book will be valued in the future as a well-contextualized survey of issues that surface among writers in the current online landscape.


Books — Reviews; Composition (Language arts); Creative writing; Reading; Technological innovations


Library and Information Science | Rhetoric and Composition | Science and Technology Studies


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Publisher Citation

Finley, P. (2010, March). [Review of the book A better pencil: Readers, writers, and the digital revolution, by D. Baron]. Choice 47, 1241. Retrieved from

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