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Why Your Local Books Section Is Worth Saving
As newspapers across the U.S. continue to gut their already shamefully lackluster books coverage, Scott McLemee says that its time for the nation's librarians and university presses to speak out against the abandonment of literary engagement. "As far as most civilians are concerned, printed matter is generated by parthenogenesis, then distributed across the land like the spores of a ripe dandelion, transmitted by the wind. We know better." Inside Higher Ed 04/25/07
Posted April 25, 2007 06:52 AM

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