Even when reading is impossible, the presence of books acquired produces such an ecstasy that the buying of more books than one can read is nothing less than the soul reaching towards infinity… We cherish books even if unread, their mere presence exudes comfort, their ready access reassurance. –A.E Newton

Tsundoku (n.)

tsun•do•ku  [tsun-doh-ku] (n.) from Japanese- the act of leaving a book unread after buying it, typically piled up together with other unread books. I do have the habit of being a Tsundoku  。(*^▽^*)ゞ  I bought all these but never seemed to actually read them or I may have started, but didn’t get all the way…

Tsundoku 

(n.; Japanese) the act of buying a book and leaving it unread, often piled together with other unread books.  Going through this phase right now. Except for the fact that my pile is full of wanted books that I’ve wanted to read for a long time. But I’m running out of time to finish them…