I think it's sometimes good to look at things from another perspective.
Visual Editions creates books differ from tradiotional book publishing. Visual Editions writes: "we wondered why there is such a large divide between text-driven literary books on the one hand and picture-driven art and design books on the other."
Another aspect to books and the never-ending amount of information we are receiving can be found from Iraq War Wikipedia Historiography by James Bridle. Bridle's thoughts about literature, technology and book futurism can be found from his blog booktwo.