Posted on February 16, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bookworms love the thrill of the hunt — bring on the crowded used-book store whose shelves bulge with mysterious titles.

Some of these lucky folks aren't just browsing for themselves, though.

They're looking for out-of-print books that can be brought back into regular circulation.

Lucy Scholes heard herself and other such seekers described as "archive moles," a moniker she happily embraces for the purposes of her essay on them in Prospect magazine.

Head there to learn about how archive moles sniff out their forgotten gems and work to bring them back into the spotlight.

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