Satoru: Each textbook offers its own reality. Melissa: Indeed. It's fascinating to observe how textbooks vary from country to country. Tim: Every textbook is tied to a larger agenda. That's inevitable. The best we can do is read from many sources and question why information appears in a certain light. Liao: Hmm – reading. In an age where more and more people seem to rely on their compu-screens, that might seem curiously retro. However, the printed word has beauty and is worth preserving.