How this ‘book murderer’ makes long novels more portable united the internet in horror

People tend to prefer paperbacks to hardbacks because not only are they cheaper, they’re easier to carry when you are out and about.

Really, really thick paperbacks can still be a bit of a pain to lug around but we’d never, ever thought about doing this.

And it turns out no-one else had either. Well, apart from this person.

And basically the entire internet screamed back: ‘It’s just you!’

But just in case you’re thinking it can’t surely get any worse, that’s not quite true.

To be fair, not everyone thought it was a bad idea.

Just all right-thinking people.


This thread about working in a library went viral because it’s funny, passionate, angry and utterly lovely

Source Twitter @alex_christofi

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