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Is Waterstones Eating Itself?

Posted at 8:01AM Friday 16 Nov 2012

In being so eager to sup the latest nectar from the Apple tree, we have failed to see that devices which play "your favourite tunes" or "the latest Hollywood blockbuster" are predicated on a vibrant, credible and worthwhile culture to begin with.

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