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“Why are books the last bastion of analog?” Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon.com, asked last November as his company unveiled the Kindle, a portable, electronic book-reading device. Long after other media had joined the digital revolution – in some cases only after suffering its ravages – book publishers clung to the reassuringly low-tech tools of printing press, paper and ink. A year later, that bastion is starting to yield. The world of books is going digital, too.
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