This must be a hoax, no? But a legitimate newspaper ran the story today as a real news item. Cannot be true. Must be early April’s Fools joke, no?
QUOTE: Picture a book lover in a Kamloops, Canada bookstore getting his favorite author to sign a book – from her home in Toronto. Sound like a science-fiction scenario? Perhaps it’s fitting then, that famous novelist Margaret Atwood, author of futuristic fantasies ‘‘The Handmaid’s Tale’’ and ‘‘Oryx and Crake’’, has invented a prototype remote autographing device that has the potential to revolutionize book signings.