Museum of Otic Curiosities exhibit no. 4

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For an entertaining analysis of the landline as literary plot device, "a source of suspense, of great and small action... [of] the noise of the world entering almost supernaturally into a room," read Sophie Haigney's An elegy for the landline in literature from the July 27, 2020 online edition of the New Yorker magazine.