Better On Paper: Top 10 Songs About Books, Authors, & Literary Characters

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When the Kindle came out, many of us bookworms were proclaiming “Long live the brick-and-mortar bookstore.” We never thought bookstores would go the same way as record stores, but alas, it seems they are well on their way in the same direction.

Yesterday is was announced that all Borders bookstores, the second-largest book chain in America, would be shut down.

In honor of our bookworm-ish ways and our (still) disbelief that bookstores won’t flourish in this modern world, we’ve made a list of our Top 10 Songs About Books, Authors, and Literary Characters.

10. “Book And A Cover”-[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Suzanne Vega[/lastfm]

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They say you should never judge a book by its cover, but the way the world is going, there won’t be any covers to actually judge anymore and that phrase will become obsolete. Tragic.

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