Remarkably resilient: books seem to have turned the tide against ereaders. Photograph: Iain Masterton/Canopy/Getty

Technology rarely takes prisoners and it crushes – virtually – everything in its path. In the past 15 years technology has seen off almost all physica(...)

Sant Jordi day in Barcelona brings out lovers of literature and flowers. Photograph:  Robert Marquardt/Getty Images

By 10am a human tide is already washing over Plaça de Catalunya and down La Rambla, tens of thousands cheerfully conscripted in an army whose twin mi(...)