… you have an especial awareness of your literary castoffs, or any unmet little responsibilities, amassing at the borders of your life –
tsundoku – noun – (informal) the act of leaving a book unread after buying it, typically piled up together with such other unread booksEtymology: tsumu, to pile up + doku, to read, punning on tsundeoku, to leave piled up
Thanks to Japanese Wiktionary and my friend O.X.C. for the serious vocabulary enrichment.
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Finally! A word to describe my chronic condition!