A Booklover’s Attachment to His Books


Confirmed booklover Patrick Kurp, a prolific and articulate blogger, writes at Anecdotal Evidence:

“We live autobiographically through our books,…and we don’t feel the same way about our furniture or neckties. More than an aggregation of paper and ink, our books constitute a surrogate self; sculpted, not merely accreted, a whole reassuringly greater than its parts.”

Amen to that.

Read the rest of Patrick’s thoughtful reverie on the inevitable fate of every personal library.


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