Has your to-be-read pile grown out of control? There is a Japanese word for that!
Avid reader Wemedge had his daughter illustrate the word “Tsundoku,” a informal Japanese
word that describes our out of control book piles. Want to know more about the word itself? Wiktionary has more about the word:
tsumu, to pile up + doku, to read, punning on tsundeoku, to leave piled up) Noun (informal) the act of leaving a book unread after buying it, typically piled up together with such other unread books