Comic courtesy of Incidental Comics.
Too true—except I read at least a portion of all mine…
I had an acquaintance growing up, a book trader, who claimed to have read every last word of each book he had ever bought or sold.
Apparently this was true. Every time he’d get a new book, he’d open the back cover and read the last word in the volume.
Thank goodness that library fines in many places have gone the way of the dodo.
I wish this were the case here as well. It seems that Philly’s library system now runs exclusively on fines due to government cutbacks. And I’ve got a forgetful bibliophile for a son. Twice this summer we wound up paying more in fines than a given book was worth.
I’m going to have to make sure my wife doesn’t see this!
I know that it made me want to hit a used bookstore….
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