Sure, you can order anything you want from Amazon in two days (or less). You can start a new book with a simple click. But there are some things you can’t take away from the old days of reading.
You can’t replicate those old and new book smells that penetrate the air of a physical book store. And remember when you could browse for your next book without an algorithm doing it for you?
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Bookstores have always had a special place in the hearts of bibliophiles, from comfy chairs to shelves and stacks of Shakespeare, Hemingway and Tolstoy. As these magical stores approach extinction, let us not forget that there was a time when Kindles didn’t run our lives for us Read more…
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