The Future of the Ebook

England’s Nana Queen Elizabeth Wonders If Maybe the Kids Should Put Those iPads Down

She LOVES apps.(Photo by Ian Gavan/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Joanne Harris, author of the novel Chocolat, was recently awarded with an MBE, a royal honor, for her literary endeavors. As part of the ceremony, reports the Telegraph, she chatted for a few, brief moments with the Queen. 

Turns out, HRH Bitsy just wanted to talk about how tech is turning Britain’s youth into a bunch of philistines: “She asked me what I thought about e-books and computer games and said that she feared that children were playing with those more than they were reading books,” Ms. Harris told the Telegraph. Read More