That Tug Of War Over Your Book Fetish

Image - iStockphoto: Yuri Acurs
Image – iStockphoto: Yuri Acurs

A lot of folks have something that sure looks like a fetish about books. They hold physical books to be little short of sacred. It may not matter what’s in them, either. Just books. Any books, as long as they’re physical paperback or hardcover books…One reader wanted to know if we should even call ebooks “books.” Maybe an ebook isn’t good enough for the holy term.

By Porter Ander­son | @Porter_Anderson

Writing on the Ether: That Tug Of War Over Your Book Fetish 

Originally published by Thought Catalog at


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