BOOKS

Reading Life

08/29/2011 12:10 pm ET | Updated Oct 29, 2011

There has always been a lot of discussion about the effect that reading books has on us. Far less attention has been paid to the effect that we (the readers) have on them (the books). I don’t mean on the reputations or royalties of the authors who wrote the books but on the actual physical objects themselves.

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