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New Website Envisions Borges’ “Library of Babel” Using Virtual Reality

Borges imagined the Library of Babel comprising a huge number of connected hexagonal rooms lined by bookshelves. “Each shelf contains thirty-five books of uniform format; each book is of four hundred and ten pages; each page, of forty lines, each

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What Does Jorge Luis Borges’ “Library of Babel” Look Like?

Programmer Jamie Zawinski has created a digital rendering of the infinite, hexagonal library that is the subject and setting of Jorge Luis Borges’s short story “The Library of Babel.” In his famous short story “The Library of Babel,” Argentine author

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