Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
W. B. Yeats

Aug 7, 2003-- "Read me," said the sticker on 'The Catcher in the Rye'. The paperback had been left on a Santa Monica bus, where a rider noticed it and took it home. When he'd finished, he left in a hotel lobby, hoping another stranger would find it, read it, and pass it on. Ron Hornbaker, 37, wanted to make the whole world a library and started bookcrossing.com which encourages people to abandon books so others might enjoy them (and can track the journey of the book online). As of today, they have registered over 400,000 books! (1278 reads)


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