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On a New York subway

Reinier Gerritsen doesn’t think books will be around much longer, Jordan G. Teicher writes at Slate. That’s why he took a photo every time he saw someone reading on the subway.
Like a scientist cataloging the last of an endangered species, the Dutch photographer wandered the New York City subway system for weeks, snapping pictures of readers of printed books among an increasingly dominant population of iPhone and Kindle readers.
“This is how it goes. Everything is always changing, but there’s a beautiful phenomenon that’s vanishing. That’s why I wanted to document it,” he said.
See all his photos HERE
A book dies
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