A recent article published (and since taken down) by Forbes suggesting that Amazon should replace local libraries in order to save taxpayers money ignited a fierce Twitter backlash among book lovers, librarians, and fans of libraries both renowned and humble. Here, a look at some of the most beautiful libraries around the world. (Above: Bibliotheque National de France, Paris)Imagno/Getty Images THE LIBRARY IN THE BENEDICTINE MONASTERY IN ADMONT, AUSTRIA Anadolu Agency/Getty Images THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF CHINA IN BEIJING
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