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Nicholas Baker article in New Yorker



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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Just calling folk's attention to an excellent article
by Nicholas Baker on the destruction of the world's newspapers once they
have been microfilmed in the July 24 <i>New Yorker</i> . He set up a foundation
to buy and preserve the papers themselves in response to the British Library's
decision to deaccession its collection.
<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; There's a quote from Peter Waters in the article
and on the whole it echoes the points Mr. Waters made in his lecture at
Bookbinding 2000.
<br>wendy hale davis
<p>--
<br>w&nbsp; e&nbsp; n&nbsp; d&nbsp; y&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; h&nbsp; a&nbsp;
l&nbsp; e&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; d&nbsp; a&nbsp; v&nbsp; i&nbsp; s
<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; worldbridger@earthlink.net
<br>&nbsp; ...when all else fails, sit quietly
<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; and breathe consciously...
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