Goodbye, Britannica

March 15, 2012

After nearly a quarter of a millennium, the Encyclopedia Britannica is ending its print run. While the publication plans to move to a digital subscription based model, and to continue to gather information about the known world, many are sad to note its passing. Roxane Gay offers a particularly heartfelt eulogy:  ” it was exciting to open the huge box and pull out the leather bound volumes, so many of them, the pages lined in gold.”

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