TOO MANY BOOKS in your
Here's the actual letter to "Ask
By Marilyn Vos Savant
My husband and I buy hundreds of books--we love to read--but if we
stopped buying them right now, we would never be able to read all
of them. Why do we continue to buy books?
--Dolores Wenger, Torrance, CA
For the same reason that you buy a dictionary, an atlas and an
because you want the information at hand, even though you never
intend to read them from cover to cover.
And because you're curious,
because you love learning, and
because you're intelligent.
And because books are inexpensive,
because they're an essential component for a thoughtful life and
because they're a link to the greatest minds of all times.
because filled bookcases look far better than
wallpaper than just about anywhere!
Imagine how much more
important it is for CHILDREN to have entertaining and educational books
in the home!
How wonderful to be able to
provide resources when their interest is sparked - or maybe even provide
resources which spark their interest!
Show them you value education
and books and that you care about their interests in learning.
No, I don't believe you can
have too many good books in your home.
Here is a fantastic
Reference Set of Internet Linked Encyclopedias at a good discount:
This set includes the Science Encyclopedia, World History
Encyclopedia, and Encyclopedia of World Geography, each 400+ pages
filled with great pictures, illustrations, information, together with
recommended websites for more research.
These are superb coffee table books, too!