In America, we buy 57 books per second.
It would take a shelf 78 miles long to hold
all of one day's books.
The Bible contains 3,566,480 letters, or 810,697 words.
The first book ever written on a typewriter
was The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Mark
Twain used a Remington in 1875.
I can barely put a 10 word sentence together...
In the book, Les Miserables by Victor Hugo,
is one sentence that is 823 words long. When
Victor wrote to his editor inquiring about
their opinion of the manuscript, he wrote,
"?" They answered, "!"
I'd hate to need a book about zebras...
If you stretched out all the shelves in the
New York Public Library, they would extend
That is totally amazing!
In 1939 an author named Ernest Vincent
wrote a 50,000 word novel called Gadsby.
The only thing unusual about the novel
is that there is not a single letter e in the
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