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Unreadable Reader

To the editor: Section One’s new layout stinks. Why move Letters and the Straight Dope to page three? The only explanation I can guess is ads, ads, ads. The new pale typeface and jumpy layouts for Hot Type and Neighborhood News let them fade away . . . rendering them nearly unreadable. By contrast, advertising […]

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Support Your Local Bookseller

To the editors: Don’t let these self-styled book “superstores” fool you [“Book Wars,” July 16]. In my recent experience, 100,000 titles don’t always mean true “depth” of selection. Four recent frustrating book searches account for my continuing loyalty to the independents. Story One. About a year and a half ago I received delayed notice that […]