Monday, April 20, 2009

Top 10 most frequently stolen books

For the Guardian, Alison Flood compiled a list of the top 10 most frequently stolen books.

One book on the chart:
Abbie Hoffman: Steal This Book

This 1970 US counter-cultural classic does what it says on the tin: a training manual containing advice on the way to steal credit cards, grow marijuana and, among other things, obtain a free buffalo from the US Department of the Interior. In a 1971 article in Rolling Stone, Izak Haber claimed that Hoffman had in fact stolen his idea for the book.
Read about all ten titles on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue