What’s the Fastest Way to Alphabetize Your Bookshelf?

We’ve told you about the great Japan­ese word “tsun­doku,” which describes the act of buy­ing books and let­ting them pile up unread. It’s an affliction–or state of affairs–I’m sure many of you are per­son­al­ly famil­iar with.

Now let’s say you move that huge pile of unread books to a new home. And you’re won­der­ing what’s the quick­est way to get them in alpha­bet­i­cal order. Above, a handy life­hack to save you time.

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“Tsun­doku,” the Japan­ese Word for the New Books That Pile Up on Our Shelves, Should Enter the Eng­lish Lan­guage

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