Writer Melissa Gira Grant hopes to raise $10,000 on Kickstarter to publish Take This Book, an essay about the People’s Library at Occupy Wall Street. Above, we’ve embedded a video about the project–what do you think?
Here’s more about the project: “Take This Book is ready to publish, and as soon as this project is fully funded, I will release the digital edition (in epub and Kindle formats) to all backers. Then, Glass Houses, [a media label founded by Grant], will publish the print edition, to be released in February 2012. By backing this project, you will ensure that the print edition of this book is available for free to every Occupy library we can find.”
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