I’m not sure if this is funny or terrifying.
You can now buy or rent books by the metre from Berkelouw Books in Sydney.
The site suggests that the service is ideal for “… private homes, new homes or holiday homes , [to] gain an instant library” and assures us that the selections “will please the eye and impress your friends and clients. Books represent accumulated knowledge.”
Perhaps this is simply a sign of the fate of books in our new Age of the Kindle.