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Would you pay $75,000 for a book printed on paper mixed with blood?

Would you pay $75,000 for a book printed on paper mixed with blood? No need to ponder the question - the books have already sold out. The Wall Street Journal reports: “For $75,000, you can buy a piece of Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar. Luxury publisher Kraken Opus mixed in a pint of Mr. Tendulkar's blood with paper pulp to create the signature page for a book celebrating the renowned batsman's career.”

The article goes on to look at other examples of “luxury lit”: they contain original signed prints, lithographs, DVDs, signatures, etc.

You can read more here.



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