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    Future of Reading

    Panelists talked about the future of reading and child literacy. Among the topics they addressed were the use of digital books, the impact of new technologies on the publishing industry,…

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    The Case for Books

    Robert Darnton, director of the Harvard University Library, recounted the creation of the bound book or codex and presented his thoughts on its future. Mr. Darnton focused on the…

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    George Washington's False Teeth

    Mr. Darnton talked about his book, George Washington’s False Teeth: An Unconventional Guide to the Eighteenth Century, published by W.W. Norton and Company. The author defined the…

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    National Book Awards Ceremony

    Fourteen awards were given to authors for their writings in various historical categories.

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