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Free Books at AVC: My Quixotic Quest to Give Away Free Books Around My College

In a bit of pushback against the demise of the bookstore, I had the following thought: If it’s generally not a good business model to sell dead tree books out of physical storefronts anymore, why can’t colleges at least recreate … Continue reading

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Barnes and Noble Used to Be a Bookstore

And the fact that it’s not anymore suggests (at least to me) that the franchise is dying. Just last night, for example, I went into my nearby Barnes and Noble in northern Los Angeles County and had a look around. While … Continue reading

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The Literate v. The Illiterate: Chris Hedges on the Real American Divide

Money quote from Chris Hedges’s recent thought provoking article: We live in two Americas. One America, now the minority, functions in a print-based, literate world. It can cope with complexity and has the intellectual tools to separate illusion from truth. … Continue reading

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