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n UW Libraries\' Text Support calls for a closer look at the history of paper \n \n by Lauren Pongan \n on Tuesday 05/14/2013 3:43 pm \n Since just about anything can be read on a computer screen nowadays, the printed book is beginning to feel like
Some South Floridians toss the wrapped books in the recycling bins or shelf them on refrigerator tops or kitchen counters. For others, the books remain go-to resources of listings even as consumers flock to smartphones and cut their landline service.
January 15, 2013 There is an old saying that anxiety is the enemy of concentration. One of the best pieces of sports journalism I ever read was by Gene Tunney , world heavyweight champion of the 1920s, writing about how reading books helped him stay
Total sales of printed books fell to £1.51bn in 2012, down from £1.59bn in 2011, according to analysis of the year by book sales monitor Nielsen BookScan, with total value sales reaching their lowest since 2003. The number of printed books sold also
With the rise of e-readers like Amazon's Kindle and other tablets that make it easy to carry a lot of books around, many say that e-books will eventually kill printed books altogether. But as Nicholas Carr of The Wall Street Journal writes , it's
December 14, 2012 I have just had a new book published, but I am unable to read it because like millions of others, I have impaired vision. I need to use a magnifying glass, and this is cumbersome and slow because the field is restricted and one
54 PM PST Updated: 12/17/2012 04:55:54 PM PST Fresno's Natalie Margulis grew up loving books reading them, memorizing passages from favorites like "David Copperfield" or "Treasure Island," and reciting them to her parents.
tool goes here Fresno's Natalie Margulis grew up loving books -- reading them, memorizing passages from favorites like "David Copperfield" or "Treasure Island," and reciting them to her parents. That early passion for the printed word grew and now
Tucked on the south side of Sotheby's second floor in New York is an all-white space that might as well be a gallery in an avant-garde neighborhood. This year-old space, called S2, is what officials at the auction house refer to as its "selling
Courtesy of Jon McCormack and Worldreader Years ago, David Risher, a former Amazon executive, came up with the unlikely plan of distributing Kindles to children in the developing world to help increase literacy. Why take a fragile piece of technology