Books are, per excellence, the home of letters, but they are increasingly living in the world of numbers. In digital homes between zeros and ones. On the roads of gigas, megas and terabytes. The digital tsunami has profoundly transformed the literacy scenario, bringing to shore new technologies that have revolutionized the way we read and write. From Ipads to Kindles, ebooks to audiobooks, social networks and, more recently, artificial intelligence that is gaining more and more prominence in the field of books. Despite the increasing digital presence, it is in its physical composition, in its original essence, that books have been preserved throughout time. In the form of legacies. As tangible symbols of great ideas and thoughts. It has been proven that the intimacy and sensory experience of reading a printed book cannot be matched by any other form of media. Yet, will we allow its discontinuation?