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Parthenon of Banned Books

An Argentine artist has created a replica of the Parthenon built from 100,000 banned books. Marta Minujin erected her creation in Kassel, Germany — the site of one of Hitler’s most infamous book burnings.

Minujin and students from Kassel University constructed the full-size replica with steel and adorned it with the banned books inside plastic bags. The site itself stands on the place where Nazis burned some 2,000 books in 1933 as part of its censorship campaign.

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