Tsundoku and book sources



Leaving a book unread after buying it.

What I imagine are piles of books strewn around the room. Or stocked up neatly on the table. Waking up first thing in the morning and seeing books somewhere right above your head is somehow reassuring. Somehow owning more books than you can read is exciting because you know adventure is waiting for you in each one. I used to buy them impulsively myself. Not a lot. Biut still, I would spend hours on end in book stores. It was never possible to me to leave without a book. But I don’t do it any more.

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Audio books

I am quite fond of the idea of “holding infinity in the palm of my hand”. Ebooks have given me that opportunity. I love paperback but…for space and other reasons, I tend to prefer ebooks. Paperbacks are deserved for special, beloved titles or titles that are unique in some way. I am also trying audio books. It’s a new experience.

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