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Miscellaneous Wed Jan 26 2011

Portland Is Paving the Way for "Real" Books

Are you a die-hard fan of actual paper books? Boycotting all those e-readers out there? Well, the Microcosm Publishing store in Portland is now accepting unwanted Kindles in exchange for "real" books. Sure, right now, you have to travel all the way to Portland. But perhaps, as Chicago paper-book lovers can only hope, this will catch on closer to home... (Hint, hint!)

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