Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Mysterious Stacks Of Books In NYC Are Connecting Strangers From Around The World by Elyse Wanshel

Stack of books left on a Times Square subway platform.

“The people who’ve taken part in the project are now connected to me in this weird [but good] way."

Could this be a new chapter in the way we interact with one another?
Shaheryar Malik has left stacks of books from his own library at popular destinations all over New York City. He doesn’t stick around to see if anyone takes one of his books, nor does he re-visit his stacks. Instead he leaves a bookmark with his email address printed on it inside each book, in the hopes that he’ll hear back from whomever decided to pick that book up.  Read more...

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