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The tyranny of e-mail : the four-thousand-year journey to your inbox / John Freeman.
Freeman, John, 1974-
New York : Scribner, 2009.
x, 244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-228) and index.
Words in motion -- The invention of now -- All together now -- This is your brain on e-mail -- Dawn of the machines -- Manifesto for a slow communication movement -- Donít send.
Freeman takes an entertaining look at the nature of correspondence through the ages, considers the consequences of email overload, and enters a plea for communication that is more selective and nuanced and, above all, more sociable.
Electronic mail systems--Social aspects.
Electronic mail systems.
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