Visit the Annoyed Librarian for an interesting take on this article, full of snark and wisdom.
Betteridge’s Law of Headlines usually gets confirmed with every instance of a question mark in a headline I see. The problem with this headline is that it has two questions. Are books dead? No! Can authors survive? Yes, at least depending on what you mean by an author.
Why couldn’t the Guardian just ask if authors were dead? No!
What do you think? The Guardian article does seem focused more on adult publishing--but could children's publishing be headed that way as well?