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Can you judge an e-book by its cover?


The advent of e-books and kindle-type gadgets has allowed us, for the first time, to keep our summer pool-side reading secret from the scrutiny of other high-brow holidayers.

Brian Viner of the Independent and Erica Wagner, literary editor of the Times, debate whether judging a book by its cover is a thing of the past.

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