Yet another article on Baltimore's "Book Thing"
Submitted by Rochelle on December 2, 2004 - 4:42am
madcow writes "Read all about it here. FWIW, the most traded book is "Iacoca".
While bartending at Dougherty's Pub seven years ago, Wattenberg overheard teachers at Friday happy hour lamenting their need for books. He began taking 10 percent of his tips each week to buy books for them at flea markets and used-book stores, he says. He would give the teachers the keys to the van and tell them to take whatever they wanted.