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Book News: Library Lovers, Hatchet Job of the Year

A new study finds that, despite the growth of e-reading and digital technology, New Yorkers are spending more time than ever in the city’s libraries. “Lovers of ink and paper, take heart. Reports of the death of the printed book may be exaggerated.” Nicholas Carr on why the e-book explosion might not last. Matthew Yglesias wonders if independent bookstores will outlast Barnes & Noble.
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