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What if reading books required a help desk?

Posted by Delia Cabe  October 14, 2011 11:58 AM

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This weekend, book lovers from all over New England will descend upon Copley Square and various venues around Boston for a day of literary worship at the Boston Book Festival.

Imagine that something as basic as a book required all the hassles of today's gadgets. These folks did. Here's a classic hilarious skit about the introduction of the first book to a user, um, reader:

Be sure to check out the schedule and list of booths for tomorrow's Boston Book Festival. The best thing about this festival is that it celebrates the simple, yet profound joys of books and reading. The second best thing? It won't cost you a penny, except for the books and any related items you decide to buy. Bring a hefty tote bag for all your finds!

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Delia Cabe's work has appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine, Boston Magazine, Self, Prevention, Scientific American Presents, and other publications. In between posts, you can read Cabe's tweets at http://twitter.com/#!/DeliaCabe, More »

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