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February 7, 2016 AT 1:00 am

Are There Bookshelves in the Future? Seven Science Fiction Libraries #SciFiSunday

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If science fiction is any indication, we see the future as cold, bleak, dystopian, and nihilistic – a place where computers are king and androids abound. The future, as we tend to imagine it, rarely contains printed books, let alone bookshelves. In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 and Ayn Rand’s Anthem, books-on-bookshelves is actually a forbidden scenario. Even in the campy sci-fi universe of Star Trek, the twenty-fourth century boasts digital books stored on tablets; the Enterprise doesn’t waste space with something as antiquarian as a bookshelf.

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