viernes, 7 de agosto de 2015


Trinity College Library Dublin

積ん読 (kanji) つんどく (hiragana)
(noun) This informal, untranslatable Japanese word is a favourite for book lovers, especially for those who yearn for the authenticity of print and love to smell and hold books! Tsundoku is defined as the act of buying books with the purpose of reading them but failing to, thus causing them to accumulate over time.  
  • Etymology: tsumu (to pile up) + doku (to read)