Where once the book world was controlled by the critical establishment, the IT revolution has shifted power to the people.

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  • 14 june 2011

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This article titled “Thanks to the internet, we’re all literary omnivores now” was written by Robert McCrum, for The Observer on Saturday 11th June 2011 23.04 UTC

The koala bear lives on eucalyptus leaves. The goat will eat almost anything. As readers, we might aspire to the ascetic diet of the koala, shunning trash in favour of poetry or the classics. In practice, increasingly, we behave like goats.

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