Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Bookstore Owner Burns His Books In Protest of Death of Thought

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) -- Tom Wayne amassed thousands of books in a warehouse during the 10 years he has run his used book store, Prospero's Books. So on Sunday, Wayne began burning his books to protest what he sees as society's diminishing support for the printed word. "This is the funeral pyre for thought in America today," Wayne told spectators

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