OK - this is just a way cool idea and a real cool way to get books. Talk about trees giving their all so we can read pages. There is more kindling to this than Kindle.
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Book Forest: Berlin Turns Fallen Tree Trunks Into a Free Book Exchange!
by Lori Zimmer
A forest of book-bearing trees has sprouted up on the streets of Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin! The program, called Forest Books by BauFachFrau, is part of theBookCrossing book swap club, which brings free books to public spaces around the globe. Neighborhood residents are welcome to leave a book they loved, or take one from the plastic protected hutches cut into the tree trunks.
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