Paper Cuts

The printed book is facing its share of challenges in the digital age. But one of the big­gest problems facing the future of the book has gone relatively unnoticed by book lovers—the quality of paper being used in many first edition hardcovers is declining, saddling consumers with inferior products and presenting libraries with a looming preservation crisis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paper Cuts

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