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The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age by Sven Birkerts: Contemplations on the printed word, the digital age, and what it means to appreciate books in a time of her changing expectations about what reading should be. It took me much longer to get through this than it should have–life happens–but it was well worth it. Not something I would find myself re-reading in the future, but well worth consuming if someone is at all interested in thoughts on the relationship we have with words, paper, and the printed word.

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