Re: RARA-AVIS: used books

From: M Blumenthal (
Date: 26 Nov 2001

I guess I didn't explore my point far enough. Bill hit it. Public libraries' budget are shrinking and the demands for them to have other media are increasing. If easily available cheap paberbacks become things of the past, are we in danger of making it so only wealthy collectors will be able to afford to read out of print books that are over a few years old? In 2020 will a list like this be unable to thrive on the shared experience of having been able to easily read the more obscure authors of today? Mark

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