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Reading habits might be fundamentally changing, but a new survey suggests that the printed word remains fundamental.

Although many people who own Kindles, Nooks, and other eReader devices love their gadgets, they still prefer books the old-fashioned way—on paper—according to a poll by USC Dornsife and the Los Angeles Times.

Even with sales of eReaders surging, only 10 percent of respondents who have one said they had abandoned...

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