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Bringing literature to unexpected places

A delightful vending machine with a difference makes its UK debut at Canary Wharf. Free stories spill out at the touch of a button, printed out on eco-paper.

Choose the length of your story, one, three or five minutes, and the dispenser will select a story for you from classic and new writers from genres such as suspense, crime, science fiction, romance, humour, fiction and children’s stories – ready for you to read on the go.

The Short Story Dispenser was invented by the French company Short Édition in 2011 and first debuted in Paris where it can now be found across the city in addition to sites in the USA, Hong Kong and Canada.

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