as one so afflicted, here's a group for people who use books for mail art purposes or even just labor under the yoke of book addiction, those yearning masses who amass books intended for reading but which, mostly just pile up.

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Vertical or horizontal?

Started by Mail Art Martha. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Jan 10, 2021. 3 Replies

What is better, to have a Tsundoku pile or line up your books along a shelf? My Tsundoku are on the top of my chest of drawers, but I have also a smaller collection on a pile inside a bookcase. I…Continue

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Comment by Mail Art Martha on August 2, 2022 at 9:08pm

Is that your Sundoku? Oh my stars! I thought my 10 or 12 books waiting for attention were too many. I take it that Sundoku means ' this pile of books I am going to read, one day' . Am I right?

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on July 23, 2022 at 8:47pm


Comment by Bradford on July 23, 2022 at 8:03pm

Looks like you're entomed.

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on July 19, 2022 at 2:16pm

Hmmmmm. We may have to move our living area out onto the porch.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on June 10, 2022 at 1:18pm

All the way from Tasmania, from Pam Parks. 

Comment by Mail Art Martha on March 11, 2022 at 9:00pm

Oops! I made a mistake, this book was meant for this group and went to Ficus new group about the war, sorry, the special operations in Ukraine.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on March 11, 2022 at 8:55pm

I could only destroy or mailartify, depending on point of view, really bad books. Any written by Vlad the Great for example

Comment by Mike Parsons on March 11, 2022 at 12:09pm

Tsundoku - Saw a post to an IUoMA group about your love of reading.  I enjoy reading too. Also enjoy library and planned parenthood book sales .. seeing books as a source for art supplies .. to create envelopes and other mail art .. even creating altered books. Is this in your wheelhouse? Some ppl can't stand to destroy a book like this.? - Smilin Mike

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on October 29, 2021 at 12:00pm

Luis Filipe Gomes illustrates his life as a reader!

Comment by Luís Filipe Gomes on October 20, 2021 at 9:10pm


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