Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Boy Who Couldn’t Afford Books Asks Mailman For Junk Mail To Read

 When his local mailman realized that Matthew Flores had a great desire to read but no access to books, he responded spectacularly.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Unread Books are More Valuable to Our Lives than Read Ones

"Read books are far less valuable than unread ones. The library should contain as much of what you do not know as your financial means, mortgage rates, and the currently tight real-estate market allows you to put there. You will accumulate more knowledge and more books as you grow older, and the growing number of unread books on the shelves will look at you menacingly. Indeed, the more you know, the larger the rows of unread books."
- Umbert Eco

Read More About the "Anti-Library" HERE
 
Tsudoku: Japanese for leaving a book unread after buying it, typically piled up together with other unread books. Illustration by Ella Frances Sanders from 'Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World.' Click image for more.