Posts tagged “hoarding”

  1. Rachel Kramer Bussel has written about hoarding before. How many books does a person have to own to officially be labeled a book hoarder? According to Shelfari’s Compulsive Book Hoarders Group, the answer is simple: 1,000 or more. I wish I could honestly answer “there’s no such thing as too many books,” but as I learned from experience, that’s not true. Nothing brought this home for me like watching paid professionals cart away…

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  2. Sometimes when I see media covering a topic that’s familiar to me, I rejoice. It feels like a confirmation and validation—not that I need media to validate my existence, but especially when it’s about a topic I feel shame around, it can be comforting to find that others are dealing with the same thing. When it comes to Interview’s recent hoarding fashion spread, though, I felt the opposite. I’m a hoarder, and while I’ve…

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