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Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Chronicle of Higher Education: Confessions of an Obsessive Book Collector. In general, it takes libraries too long to get new books. A book's moment is usually past by the time a library becomes aware of it, processes it, catalogues it, and shelves it. It's like waiting for a movie to appear at the video rental store. By the time you get it, almost no one cares about it anymore.


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