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  • K. shared from Essay: The Death of the Book Through the Ages in the Book Review section of The New York Times by LEAH PRICE
    By 1966, in a Life magazine profile, Marshall McLuhan lumped books with other antiques: “clotheslines, seams in stockings, books and jobs — all are obsolete.”
  • K. shared from Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    It turned out that he wanted me to write a biography of him. I had recently published one on Benjamin Franklin and was writing one about Albert Einstein, and my initial reaction was to wonder, half jokingly, whether he saw himself as the natural successor in that sequence.
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