This week’s recommended links

The Independent: So, what has Europe ever done for us? (it lasts 50 tangible things) / The New Yorker on why the last newspaper will be printed some time in 2043 (although its bang off the button with its source, a book published in 2004) / But why phone books and the Encyclopaedia Britannia are in even deeper trouble / Prospect: How China thinks / Long live Christiania!