Google Counts the Number of Books in Existence

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08/06/2010 4:29 PM |

Still really regretting throwing out this t-shirt.
  • Still really regretting throwing out this t-shirt.

129,864,880. There are 129,864,880 books. And now you know.

(“At an average of five books a week, not counting all those sighed at and nibbled on before they go to the Strand, I will read 13,000. Then I’m dead.” -John Leonard.)