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Playboy Braille edition

Playboy Braille edition, Playboy Enterprises, Inc. New York, New York. © 2007 Taryn Simon/Courtesy Steidl/Gagosian

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), a division of the US Library of Congress, provides a free national library programme of Braille and recorded materials for blind and physically handicapped persons. Magazines included in the NLS's programmes are selected on the basis of demonstrated reader interest. This includes the publishing and distribution of a Braille edition of Playboy.

Approximately 10 million American adults read Playboy every month, with 3 million obtaining it through paid circulation. It has included articles by writers such as Norman Mailer, Vladimir Nabokov, Philip Roth, Joyce Carol Oates and Kurt Vonnegut and conducted interviews with Salvador Dali, Jean-Paul Sartre and Malcolm X.



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