Summary of Free Ride
Copyright © 2011 by Robert Levine. Used by arrangement with The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc.
Looking for the book?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 10 minutes.
Journalist Robert Levine knowledgeably argues that ideology, inaction, misunderstanding and self-interest have created a dangerous situation in which technology is destroying culture. Fortunately, the culture industry can survive if it takes action. In this factually grounded report, Levine passionately urges the culture community – from big publishers to guitar players – to act in its own best interests and to protect its products. getAbstract recommends his treatise to those involved in culture, futurists and anyone interested in a healthy economy where creativity pays.
About the Author
Robert Levine, a former executive editor of Billboard, is a features editor at Wired. He has written numerous articles for The New York Times, Fortune, Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone.
Instant access to over 20,000 book summaries
Discover your next favorite book with getAbstract.
See prices >>
Stay up-to-date with emerging trends in less time.
Learn more >>