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In E-Book Era, You Can’t Even Judge a Cover

Publié par Clifford Armion le 31/03/2010

Motoko Rich

"Bindu Wiles was on a Q train in Brooklyn this month when she spotted a woman reading a book whose cover had an arresting black silhouette of a girl's head set against a bright orange background.

"Ms. Wiles noticed that the woman looked about her age, 45, and was carrying a yoga mat, so she figured that they were like-minded and leaned in to catch the title: Little Bee, a novel by Chris Cleave. Ms. Wiles, a graduate student in nonfiction writing at Sarah Lawrence College, tapped a note into her iPhone and bought the book later that week."

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"In E-Book Era, You Can’t Even Judge a Cover", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2010. Consulté le 27/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/in-e-book-era-you-can-t-even-judge-a-cover