I read a great piece in Quartz highlighting the affliction caused by the modern-age notion of multimedia binging.
Tsundoku is the Japanese word for the literary affliction of buying books you don’t read
Tsundoku is the stockpiling of books never consumed.
I’m very guilty of this.
I buy books because I truely want to read them. But I never find the time because there’s something easier to read.
Magazines, online articles, Medium posts, tweets — all snackable types of written content. It makes it harder than ever to read a 400 page novel.
However, everyone has time to read if you’re smart: