The Book Exchange
90 North Pioneer Street, Ashland, Oregon 97520

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The Bookstore At Night

This video, called "The Joy Of Books," was created by the people at Type Books of Toronto,
Canada. It's long been known among booksellers that books can take on a life of their own,
but until
now there's been no conclusive documentation of such activities.

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Long Live Bookshops!

Wall Of Books

"Many of us have flirted with ebooks over the past few years, but as we discovered how much can be gained by reading on-screen, it seems that we also grew to realise what was lost. A new report shows that 68 per cent of 15-to-25-year-olds — the generation that has always known the internet, for whom reading electronically must surely be second nature — prefer reading print. This indicates the pleasure to be found in a book as an object: the enjoyment of holding the thing, looking at the cover, turning the pages. This is choosing tactility and aesthetic over price and convenience. It is choosing the luxury of print."

--Emily Rhodes, "Long Live Bookshops! The Spectator, November 29, 2014
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The Art and Science of Book Restoration

 Located here in Ashland, Red Branch Book Restoration specializes
 in book-cloth restoration for books from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries
including everything from the Wizard of Oz
to Darwin’s Origin of Species

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Cell phone: (541) 601-7543

Ursula K. Le Guin accepts the National Book Foundation's
 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American
Letters  at the 65th National Book Awards
 on November 19, 2014.

Ursula K. Le Guin on reaction to her passionate speech:
'I went sort of viral on YouTube'

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