Observations from my weekly wanderings, usually in Northern Virginia (NOVA).
Not much to say this week. I learned a new word and it struck me that many of you – fellow book bloggers – are afflicted with this.
Tsundoku – accumulating books without reading them.
I’m pretty good about actually reading what I acquire, so my physical TBR is not really that excessive. However, my virtual TBR – outta control.
Even when reading is impossible, the presence of books acquired produces such an ecstasy that the buying of more books than one can read is nothing less than the soul reaching towards infinity ... we cherish books even if unread, their mere presence exudes comfort, their ready access reassurance. ~ A. Edward Newton
(Woulda loved to have been at his estate auction. Lots of gems and at a time when prices for rare books was low.)