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When You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover

How e-readers have changed all that, for better or worse

May 29, 2011 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Symptom: I keep forgetting the title of the book I'm reading. Diagnosis: advancing age? Maybe. But the differential diagnosis should definitely include e-reading.

Open a printed book: Before you finish a single sentence, you have responded to cues...

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