Emma Watson's New Altruistic Book Project Just Made Our Week

Your work commute could be about to get a lot better thanks to Emma Watson

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In an incredibly Hermoinie-esque move, Emma Watson has been seen flitting about the London Underground hiding books for lucky commuters.

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The actress and UN ambassador acted as a 'book fairy' for the London Underground project Books on the Underground at her own suggestion, to spread her book club love from the virtual to the real world.

Watson's book club Our Shared Shelf, which she founded this year, has been a showcase for brilliant feminist writers, so don't be surprised if you see this month's pick Mom&Me&Mom by Maya Angelou, peeking out at rush hour.

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

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It's the final volume in Angelou's autobiographic series and Watson is clearly already a fan having tweeted a quote by her two years ago 'I am woman phenomenally. Phenomenally woman, that's me.' This seems even more relevant in the year of the American election when women's issues have been made so visible, where to be a 'woman phenomenally' becomes an act of bravery.

The golden silence of the tube will be the perfect place to relax with Emma's pick – if you're lucky enough to find one – though maybe we can leave them behind after the commute, and keep the exchange going...

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