Saturday, November 20, 2010

My Library in Transit (or: I'm going to stop reading and buy a television)

This is my library in transit.

Sixty-two boxes so far.  Six bookshelves down, four to go.

I swear, I'm going to buy a television, and stop reading.

(Right after I pick up the twelve-volume Complete Tales of Henry James from the bookshop.)

10 comments:

danielsmith said...

That's insane, Day ... you need an ereader. Where are you shifting to?

Damon Young said...

For a moment, I thought you'd written 'eraser'. I thought: "Nice try, but it'd take longer to rub them out than to shift them."

We're not moving far. But far enough to need a couple of trucks and so on.

genevieve said...

An e-reader, maybe. A television, naah. There's nothing on, unless you want to watch news in other languages of course.

Vanda Symon said...

Did you know that lots of book contribute to thermal mass and make your home more energy efficient (-;

Damon Young said...

G: I used to watch the Greek news occasionally, and piece together the reports with every fifth word. Good times.

VS: Enabler!

Peter Fyfe said...

The carbon in books on shelves doesn't contribute to global warming: I like to think of it as literary sequestration.

Damon Young said...

PF: Right now, general entropy is on my mind.

Damon Young said...

UPDATE: 90 boxes, with a few books left over on my desk, and for the kids.

Now we do the rest of the house...

Peter Fyfe said...

DY: General Entropy sounds like a wonderful cartoon character who arrives in our lives and unleashes his army of chaos!

Damon Young said...

PF: "Captain Maxwell, you fool. Your petty demon is no match for my Heat Death Ray. MuahahahAHAHAHAHA!"