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4 Random Used Books in a Box

Get 4 awesome random books delivered to your door monthly.

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David Carpe@passingnotes · Thinker & Layabout
you know who else has these? your local library! they have: free books, helpful staff, and no waiting for boxes to arrive - take home a zillion books TODAY!
Jack Smith
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@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
@passingnotes I use the library a lot; but they do not give you books, they lend you them, big difference. people may also not live close to a library
Dan Hough@basicallydan · Developer, Marvel – London
"GET 4 RANDOM NONFICTION BOOKS" isn't very appealing for $19.99 a month. If I stop by a used book store here in the UK I can pick up four random nonfiction books for £4. I think there needs to be a little more customisation/curation here for this to be at all appealing to me. That, or drop the price. But I can see why this might be enjoyable for some people. Just seems like a lot of money to spend on something which could very very easily end up in a pile that you'll never touch again. And I've criticised commenters before for using the "I could do this much cheaper blah blah blah!" argument but I'm not convinced the convenience being offered here is enough to justify the price.
Greg Neufeld@gregneuf · Partner, ValueStream Labs
This is cool but only if it's near-free and crowdsourced. If you make this a give to get product, where members have to mail random books to other people in order to stay a member then I think it would work. I would sign up. But I don't think 4 is the right number, maybe 2 or 3.
Alex Peterson@alexpete · Freelancer, and building www.penmob.com
I was immediately grabbed by the product title, and was then a little disappointed to find out it's only for nonfiction books (and likely only industry books given the "CEOs" blurb, which, meh). If there were a way to tailor it even a little bit (while keeping the actual books you receive sufficiently "random"), I'd be all in. A 6-month or year-long subscription is the perfect birthday/holiday gift.