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book-hoarding issue #918626
03/06/17 08:15 PM
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I just finished up creating some fresh listings to declutter. I now have 143 items listed on Ebay plus another 165 on Amazon - mostly books. How did I get this many? I still have tons left on shelves, too! Clearly I have some sort of a book-hoarding issue that I need to resolve smile. Are you in this boat?



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Re: book-hoarding issue [Re: Lisa LowCarb] #918631
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Hi Lisa, a recent UK TV programme featured a couple who had accumulated over 30,000 books. Their home had become rather dangerous and every so often they would shout "timber" to each other as floor-to-ceiling columns toppled to the ground. Joy

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Re: book-hoarding issue [Re: Lisa LowCarb] #931368
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I have this problem too. I especially salvage rare old books. The library discards books when they have not been in circulation for a couple of years. I often think they should showcase some of these books and introduce them to a new audience. I found a list of suggested classics to read this summer. At the library book sale I found one of them - Animal Farm by Orwell. I had read 1984 years ago but not this one. Animal Farm was written in 1940 and was satire? of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917. I was a nervous Nelly by the time I finished reading this small book.

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Originally Posted by Angie
...I especially salvage rare old books...

Hi Angie, just think, when 'real' books are no longer published, you could open that room to the public as a 'rare book museum'! Joy

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Originally Posted by JOY (Self Development)
Originally Posted by Angie
...I especially salvage rare old books...

Hi Angie, just think, when 'real' books are no longer published, you could open that room to the public as a 'rare book museum'! Joy


LOL, perhaps

Nice thing is about real books, young people like to hold books in their hands. Books are not going away.


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