A few weeks ago, I posted one of the inscriptions to the book, The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession, by Allison Hoover Bartlett. Today I post a review along with its chilling postscript: "This book belongs to none but meFor … Continue reading Book Thieves, Rare Books and Obsession
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Book Hoarding – Delve into the Psyche
I knew someone like Penelope Lively could explain why I hoard books (see post "Revealing My Boo--ks" to give you an idea of just how bad it is) in an NPR interview (via Literary Man's link): http://literaryman.com/2014/03/18/why-do-you-keep-all-your-books/ I feel so much better now that I have a "rationalized justification." It makes perfect sense, doesn't it?