Stolen or not, however, his satisfaction was always fleeting: the more books a collector gets, the more he wants. In this respect, Gilkey is like any other collector. As collectors have often remarked, collecting is like a hunger, and having one more book doesn’t quench the longing for another.

(pg. 102, The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett)

I just started this book last night so haven’t had much time to get into it yet. Collecting sounds like an addiction, though, doesn’t it?

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I borrowed my copy from the library and the above is my honest opinion.


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