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Eager to find new ways to involve his readers in the mysteries of numbers, mathematician Marcus du Sautoy looked to new technology. A revolution is coming, he argues in The Guardian, and the whole idea of what a book can do, and what it is, is about to change.

Marcus du Sautoy considers two books: Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Not the printed books, the apps - software for mobiles and the iPad. He claims that the world of publishing is about to go through a paradigm shift as books are delivered electronically - but enhanced like movies are when released as 'The Director's cut'. This of course, comes with additional items - scenes not used, possibly a screenplay, interviews with the stars ... everything to do with the production. This does not detract from the film, it enhances it. What is good for films is good for books.

To read more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/jul/03/marcus-du-sautoy-apps-books