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The lost art of reading : why books matter in a distracted time

Author: David L Ulin
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Sasquatch Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by PGW/Perseus, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blending commentary with memoir, Ulin addresses the importance of the simple act of reading in an increasingly digital culture, emphasizing the importance of reflection and pause allowed by stopping to read a book, and the focus required to let the mind run free in a world that is not one's own.
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Named Person: David L Ulin; David L Ulin; David L Ulin; David L Ulin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Ulin
ISBN: 9781570616709 1570616701
OCLC Number: 607977155
Notes: Based on an essay that appeared in the Los Angeles Times on August 9, 2009.
Description: vi, 151 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: David L. Ulin.
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Blending commentary with memoir, Ulin addresses the importance of the simple act of reading in an increasingly digital culture, emphasizing the importance of reflection and pause allowed by stopping to read a book, and the focus required to let the mind run free in a world that is not one's own.

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