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The Guardian convierte texto de Báez en cita obligada sobre el tema

Como he insistido, el éxito de Báez ha llegado a Inglaterra, donde su libro es una referencia para todos los periodistas en sus reflexiones. Basta leer: Read on... it's good for the soul At a time when bibliophiles are an endangered species, these books about books tell us why it's reading that makes us human Peter Conrad The Observer, Sunday 19 October 2008 Article history The title of Margaret Willes's book about bibliophiles, Reading Matters (Yale £19.99), is both a slick pun and a stern admonition: reading matters because it is in danger of becoming a lost art, like calligraphy or stenography. We live, as Henry Hitchings says in How To Really Talk About Books You Haven't Read (John Murray £12.99), a book which he ironically addresses to non-readers, in a period not so much of illiteracy as of alliteracy. We surf, browse, scavenge information from cybernetic sources and gut words to send curt txt msgs, but we lack the time and patience to retire into books,