minimalist moment – a bookstore

i quickly ran into border’s books the other day to purchase a book that i have been meaning to read for the past several weeks.  after asking the cashier to help me find the book, she directed me to the correct section, told me exactly where to look, and informed me that “i couldn’t miss it.”

sure enough, she was right.  there were 4 copies on the shelf in 2 different sizes.  one was smaller and less expensive.  the other was larger and cost $4 more.  i had a decision to make.

picking up the smaller one, i considered the benefits: takes up less space, less trees, cheaper, and all the same info.   as long as my eyes can support the smaller print, it’s an easy decision.

related posts: benefits of minimalism, book reviews

follow-up:  great book, i recommend it.  no wonder it’s been in print for 70 years!

Joshua Becker

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  1. Catz says

    Just bought one of these on Kindle which is an App on my iPhone, It’s amazing and easier to hold and read than a book, not to mention that storage is not necessary. I’m hoping to get rid of every book I own and only have eBooks on my phone or computer, Hi-tech minimalism :-)

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