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Is The Book As We Know It Dead
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Theresa Polleti

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Alan Kaufman is on a mission.

The San Francisco-based writer and poet is being reviled by some in the tech industry, where he is trying to draw attention to his cause: save the book from extinction. In a world where new electronic book readers by Amazon.com Inc. and others are making e-books more popular than ever before, Kaufman is a heretic.

Alan Kaufman's defense of books against hi-tech