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Emma Watson hides books in the London subway system

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From wizard to book fairy, Emma Watson is bringing some form of magic to the London Underground.

The Beauty and the Beast star has been hiding copies of Mom & Me & Mom in various nooks and crannies of the London Underground as a collaboration between her feminist book club, Our Shared Shelf, and the Books on the Underground project.

She shared the news on Instagram on Tuesday, posting photos of Maya Angelou’s book all around the subway system. In one video, she places copies on the escalator median, left for potential readers to pick up as they descend to the trains.

📚👀 @booksontheunderground @oursharedshelf #Mom&Me&Mom

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@oursharedshelf's Nov & Dec book is #Mom&Me&Mom by Maya Angelou

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“Will your morning be worth talking about?” Books on the Underground posted to Instagram on Wednesday morning. “More copies of Mom&Me&Mom will hit the London Underground today with @emmawatson’s note inside.”


They also shared a video of the project in action, where a passerby picks up Mom & Me & Mom..