Snippet from a Brain Pickings article on Jorge Luis Borges, one author of a few who wrote short stories about a universal library that contained books enough to permit every permutation of letter. You can read the free full article here.

Jorge Luis Borges (August 24, 1899–June 14 1986) is among humanity’s most beloved and influential writers. His work has inspired mathematical revelations, philosophical children’s books, and a universe of literature. After his death, Susan Sontag commemorated him in the most beautiful homage in the history of letters.