The link below is to an article reporting on the long history of book stealing at the Carnegie Library.
The links below are to an article concerning The Sifter and a link to The Sifter database itself. The Sifter is an online database of historical cookbooks.
The link below is to an article that looks at how accessing a book may in fact be a way of ruining it.
The link below is to an article that looks into the facts about listening to audio books while sleeping.