254 | Book Clutter

By Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus

Joshua discusses books and how to best ensure they enhance our lives, and he answers the following questions: What is the true value of books? (04:42) How do I determine whether to keep or purge books I own that I haven’t yet read? (06:10) What do I do with books to which I’m attached but my partner insists I let go? (12:33) Why do writers choose that profession? (16:10) How do I let go of books I inherited from a loved one that have sentimental value? (21:03) How do I start trimming my book collection? (23:22) Why do some items have sentimental value? (24:12) How do I break my sentimental attachments to my books? (27:46) What is the ‘why’ behind the ‘what’? (30:21) What is the perfect amount of books? (30:48) What makes one book format better than the others? (34:53) Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast Support The Minimalists: minimalists.com/support

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