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The Books of Eighth Day Institute: An Alphabetical Collection Selected by Director Doom

I've packed and unpacked thousands and thousands of books, hauled as many around the country for book tables, set up two small bookstores, traveled twelve hours just to make a stab-in-the-dark bid to purchase a monastery library, all while working for Mr. Warren Farha of Eighth Day Books – he and his staff continue to travel the country peddling books out of the blue Eighth Day van, a sort of modern-day version of Roger Mifflin’s “caravan of culture” (see The Parnassus on Wheels in Chapter Three). I’ve catalogued small libraries. When moving, I’ve burdened family members, friends and students with boxes and boxes full of books. I’ve nearly driven my wife mad with books encroaching on every nook and cranny of our home. Apart from the house, I’ve spent more money on books than any other material possession. I confess, I’m an addict, and it wouldn’t be out of line for me to introduce myself as such: “Hi, my name is Erin and I’m a bibliophile.”
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