A Brief History of 7 Book Heists

A Brief History of 7 Book Heists

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You shouldn’t take a page from these criminals’ books. While library theft and the black market rare book trade can offer up million-dollar scores, there are plenty of reasons why these thefts don’t work out. The first reason is that after the heist, the re-sale poses a second, greater risk of capture. The second reason is that, sometimes, the book thieves are stoned when they enter the library in old man costumes. For more book heist shenanigans, read on: 1. The Transylvania University Book Heist   Image Via Vanity Fair   Get ready for the first time you’ll hear the …