Shelf Life: The Fate of a Personal Library

Picture of a framed painting that has a pile of books

What is it that compels some of us to love books? What is it exactly we love and how do we demonstrate our affection? For the purposes of this paper, I’ll severely limit the size of this society of bibliophiles. I’ll exclude the religious—those who seek the presence of the divine between bindings. And, for…

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