[Wikipedia]In June 2017, Argentine art icon Marta Minujin created a to-scale Parthenon made of banned books, plastic wrap, and metal grills.
However, instead of building it at the Acropolis in Athens, Minujin built it at a historic Nazi book burning site in central Germany.
The Kuthodaw Pagoda features a collection of 730 marble tablets surrounding the base of its structures, double-sided with text.
The collection of tablets bears the complete scripture of Theravāda Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (who also happens to be a pioneer of the aviation world).
This organization exists for the sole purpose of distributing bibles.
As of 2015, Gideons International has distributed over 2 billion bibles and is estimated to distribute more than 2 bibles a second (that’s more than 7,200 an hour).
[Wikipedia]The current largest library in the world is the United States Library of Congress, which houses more than 38 million books.
Originally, the library was conceived by James Madison and established by legislation from President John Adams for use as a resource for congress.
Amazon was unable to get more newly printed copies in stock until February 3rd.
[Gizmodo]Before the printing press was invented, books had to be written and copied by hand, which imaginably took forever (years).
The “Banned Book Parthenon” consisted of 100,000 copies of 170 titles.