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Take a look inside this infinite stack of books (not your TBR pile).

Jonny Diamond

February 18, 2021, 9:06am

People like to joke about their infinite to-be-read piles taking over their bedrooms (or, alternately, lament the impossibility of reading even a fraction of the books they’d like to before the sweet embrace of death, which, if you do math…). But what does an infinite TBR pile actually look like?

Well, Slovak artist Matej Kren created a tower of 8,000 books (called “Idiom”) in the Municipal Library of Prague that, if you peak within, appears to stretch on forever. Maybe it’s because I’m in the “read a lot of books” business, but this honestly gives me a lot of anxiety! It is, however, objectively cool.

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