Winner of the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award for Nonfiction

Longlisted for the BC National Award For Canadian Non-Fiction

Longlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize

Finalist, CBC Bookie Awards

Globe & Mail Top 100 Books of 2014

Best Books of 2014 - Maisonneuve Magazine

Reclaiming what we've lost in a world of constant connection. This debut work of non-fiction describes the Gutenberg-scale shift in the lives of those who've lived with and without the Internet.


Statement from the Governor General's Literary Award jury:

"Michael Harris's finely crafted book marks the arrival of a surprisingly authoritative media savant, in the grand tradition of McLuhan, Frye and Innis. His book opens a profound vista on an elusive but important phenomenon."