The Mystery of Tsundoku (Buying books never to read them)
Velleity, Tsundoku and your Sunday ahead
Two words accurately define most of our reading habits: Velleity and Tsundoku. Velleity is an inclination that isn’t strong enough to lead to action. It comes from the Latin velleitas, meaning “to wish”. You may have the velleity to read “War and Peace”, but it will remain unfulfilled unless accompanied by the urge to finish the first page, the first ch…
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