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The original ideas of book reading in Cluj-Napoca Every now and then there are new initiatives to promote book reading but in the Romanian town of Cluj-Napoca such actions have become almost a way of life. Even though there are still some weeks to go until the end of the year, the town, Europe’s Youth […]

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Until recently ebooks seemed to be the future of book reading. Since their arrival in the 1990s their sales did not stop growing with many people in the publishing and printing industry predicting that within a few decades physical books would be regarded as something of the past. This idea was much bolstered not only […]

The Future of Books

Both in its print and digital editions, The Economist is well known for its articles on world events, politics, and business, together with regular sections on science and technology as well as books and the arts. This alone would be enough to draw the attention of many of its readers to its recent online essay […]

Sara Davies

Can you make money out of craft envelopes? Apparently not but one young UK entrepreneur, Sara Davies, has created a growing business out of them. The idea came up while studying for a business degree at York University. As part of her studies, she spent one year working for a small local company supplying products to […]

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First handwritten and then printed, paper books have been around for thousands of years and even though their main purpose has always been to convey us written knowledge, every now and then they have been found to have other uses too. None, however, similar to what San Francisco based artist Alexis Arnold came up with. […]

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More and more studies have been carried out on the subject of digital reading versus paper reading. Most of these studies have concentrated on showing that an increasing number of people, mainly children and youths, prefer digital reading compared to paper reading but a recent research project directed by the Norwegian scholar Anne Mangen, though, […]

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