The Value Of Owning More Books Than You’ll Ever Read

An “antilibrary” keeps you humble

Clive Thompson

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“Old books” by Eli Francis (CC 1.0 license, unmodified)

I buy a ton of books.

It’s one of my main splurges. Every time I walk into a bookstore, I come out with an armful. If I hear about an interesting one online, I have my local bookstore ship it in.

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Clive Thompson

I write 2X a week on tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer at NYT mag/Wired; author, “Coders”. @clive@saturation.social clive@clivethompson.net