Books stacked in Jose Alberto Gutierrez’s library on the first floor of his house in Bogota, on May 18, 2017.
Bogota has who rescues its books. For more than two decades Jose Alberto Gutierrez – “The Lord of Books”, as he is known in Colombia – drives a garbage truck through the gray and cold streets of Bogota. In addition to wastes, he has collected thousands of books that crowded into his home, converted into a free library. / AFP PHOTO / GUILLERMO LEGARIA (Photo credit should read GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)