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Destroying the Gutenberg galaxy of books will leave a black hole

Destroying the Gutenberg galaxy of books will leave a black hole

Academics in the liberal arts face many personal and professional anxieties, but there is one deep concern that underlies them all: the demise of the book. Opening the pages of a library book was for centuries a source of unalloyed intellectual, spiritual and social pleasure for all academics. That experience was a treasure we shared […] … learn more→