Central Asia

This is a personal love letter to the Armenian written language, for looking so amazing. After all, we’re talking about a script for an Indo-European language with fairly close affinities to Greek and Albanian (though also to the Indo-Iranian family of northern India and Central Asia), that originated from a Christian country (albeit one identified with […]

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I've witnessed, over the past few years, a mounting sentiment in the publishing community that the fundamental problem about e-books is that nobody really wants to buy them. Yes, we worry about security, we bemoan the unresolved format wars, and we fantasize about e-ink and reflective surface technologies, but secretly we're anxious about what the consumer wants. If this were not the case, then wouldn't we all just be wasting our time? The shuttering of Contentville on September 28, accompanied by an announcement from Steve Brill that, "my idea for Contentville just didn't work," would seem to suggest that the demand is just not

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