Old books wanted

At least 98% of all books ever published are now out of print, according to figures the Telegraph’s Mark Sanderson dug up at BookFinder, so readers have to hunt for old copies.

Out-of-print titles most sought after by American readers last year include: The Bed Book by Sylvia Plath, The Mint by T. E. Lawrence, The Gremlins by Roald Dahl, Myra Breckenridge by Gore Vidal, The Science of Life by H. G. Wells — and Sex by Madonna.


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