Tourist Tip #184 / The free sidewalk library of used books
The tradition of leaving used books on the sidewalk is a treat for all. Tourist, you can be a part of this caring sharing.
Israel's love of books sometimes literally spills into the streets. Free, spontaneous circulating libraries might pop up on sidewalks in other countries, but I personally haven't seen it anywhere else. For the savvy tourist, this offers an extraordinary opportunity to peek into the personal collections of Israeli readers. The findings, unsurprisingly, are eclectic – everything from children’s...
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