March 19, 2012
"More fetching than a girl with a dragon tattoo has always been a girl with a Penguin Classic. With e-books, you have no idea what anyone is reading. This is an incalculable loss, not just to fleeting crushes but to civilization."

— Dwight Garner, our new crush, in his Sunday piece, “The Way We Read Now.” (via classicpenguin)

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    I’ve heard good arguments against e-readers before. I’ve heard overly-sentimental ones that touched my heart! But that...
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    Oh, what is this “judge a book by its cover” fuckery? There are completely valid reasons why someone would NOT want a...
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    God, seriously. I have a kobo that I got for my birthday, but I have far more physical books. I read BOTH. There’s room...
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    I lol @ people who see technological progress as inherently negative. I’m sure these people also refuse to own mp3...
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    There’s plenty to be said about electronic copies vs hard copies in terms of social class and economics, but that...
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    Not mentioned is that most of my generation grew up looking at a computer screen. It’s not like they’ve never read...
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    “Very insightful commentary, and I would like to add something equally insightful, but unfortunately I can’t get over...
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    Very insightful commentary, and I would like to add something equally insightful, but unfortunately I can’t get over the...
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