Saturday, February 2, 2008

A New Gadget--Among Other Things

As you can see, I added a new column about books I am currently reading or want to read. It's pretty self-explanatory, but I would just like to say to ignore the "buy now" command attached to each book. There doesn't seem to be a way to opt out of that being included. It does, however, take you to Amazon where you can read reviews. But don't buy all these books. . .get them from the library. I am in the process of trying to weed out some of the books I have bought over the years and it hurts, believe me. As luck would have it, the first box I pulled out of the attic was filled with classics, and I had to go through it and decide which to keep and which to donate. I had a very difficult time. Even books I had never read and didn't remember I owned, stuck to my hands. I guess I saved about half the box. Now where do I put them where I will remember I have them and finally read them? So take some advice from a book hoarder and borrow them from the library. You will thank me years from now.

1 comment:

Brother Chris said...

I read somewhere that a book only read once is liking making a great friend that you'll never see again. I can't throw away books that I enjoyed reading, it's like watching a good movie again - only better. You pick up new things you may have missed and gain a feeling of nostalgia for those pieces you remember from the first time.