News Flash — Books are Expensive!

Gerry writes \”Some of them aren\’t that good, either, but I will reserve judgement….

Anybody who selects knows it gets harder every year to tell the wheat from the chaff. More and more titles, less and less money. Imagine how an individual feels.

The responses to this Salon article point out that \”library as an option\” (you don\’t have to own every book you read) is hardly mentioned.

Sidebar: can anyone explain to me why so many hardcover university press books cost 3-4 times as much as paperbacks released at the same time? I can hardbind paperbacks for $8 apiece, sillies!

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