When you've got the craving... to read

Posted by Bel. The time is 1.30pm here in Wellington, NZ.

The University of Hamburg will have unused cigarette vending machines converted into book dispensors, swapping an unsavory habit for a rather more illuminating one.

A German publisher is behind the initative, which will see the campus stocked with easily accessible local titles (everything from novels to comics) for only €4.