Week of May 16, 2010
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Cardus is, for obvious reasons, keenly interested in the printed word—its appeal, its mechanisms, its costs. So, to accompany today's, er, wake for printed books, we found Michael Gerson in the Washington Post, Ken Auletta in The New Yorker and the many articles by Mark Lefebvre—one of our Cardus suppliers, and an Espresso book machine operator—to be most helpful.
. . . And After Hours this week, Alissa is tempted to, but probably will not quit Facebook; Robert makes his return on the topic of insular academies; and Christina scared herself silly reading her poetry in public.