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Stuff people put in books

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There are websites (well, one prominent one) devoted to the weird and wonderful assortment of things people leave in books before donating, selling and/or dying.

People being people, they want to know the cold hard facts about cold hard cash - have you ever found money in a book? How much??

Forty dollars, it so happens - two of the old $20 notes wedged between the dust jacket and boards of a Bryce Courtenay. For those struggling to keep up, the notes looked like this. They're still legal currency, so I spent them. On what I cannot...

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