Education: Foul Play at Harvard

One morning last fortnight, when inhabitants of Harvard's Lowell House entered their library, they discovered a curious act of vandalism: each of the 3,000 books on its shelves had been reversed, its back was to the wall, its title concealed. No book had been stolen.

Five men went to work turning the books around again. Carpenters put new locks on the library doors, fastened all windows. That night Yard cops were stationed outside to watch. Next morning locks and windows were found intact but the books had again been reversed, and for good measure, a portrait of Harvard's ex-President Abbott Lawrence...

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