Everything is Relative: The Cost of Buying Books

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We all worry that we spend too much money buying books. Ever wonder, though, how much your book budget compares to, say, your beverage-buying budget?

George Orwell lived in a pre-Starbucks era, but he was a tobacco addict, and one day he decided to calculate his expenses on book-buying to his expenditures on cigarettes.

Courtesy The Dish, here’s what Orwell discovered.

Found via a Facebook posting by Christopher Bram

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