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On the survival and destruction of knowledge, from Alexandria to the Internet. Through the ages, libraries have not only accumulated and preserved but also shaped, inspired, and obliterated knowledge ... Read full review
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The history of the written word, how it is stored, and how it is shared among populations could/should make for a fascinating story that parallels the growth of humanity. Unfortunately, Matthew ... Read full review
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