Feb 23, 2019 - 9 min
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is the seminal book written by Marie Kondo on the Japanese art of decluttering, a process she likens to the discipline of meditating while standing under a waterfall. But, writes Laurel Berger in The Point Magazine, while Kondo may be brilliant on closets and unwanted furniture, her push for decluttering just cannot work with books. Kondo seems to completely ignore the soothing pleasure in dipping again and again into books we have already read.