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04-05-2011, 12:30 PM
Join Date: Jun 2003
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I tend to buy more, just because I re-read books over and over and over again.
As stupid as it sounds, I get very attached to them. The creases on the spine, where I've turned a page over - all hold memories for me. Its a personal thing. I love the smell of a fresh new book. I'm also building up my own library. So far I own around 500 or so. I've given away 12 in my lifetime that I didn't like.
I do also borrow books from the library (and if I like them I buy them) - but not so much recently. Ours isn't that well stocked and I really hate books with god knows what between the pages.
However I am a big supporter of libraries in general - I think they are wonderful and I wish the books there were better taken care of and had a bigger range.
To the bold: Apart from the quantity (500?) this is what I'm like. I can't get rid of books, even if I don't like them, it's so hard to do.
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