By Alice Valdal
Do you write in your books? I don't mean keeping a journal or writing your first draft long-hand. I mean, do you take a pen or a highlighter and mark up your current reading material? Do you commend books for their marginalia or do you condemn the miscreant who dared to mar a published work?
When I was in high school, we had to purchase our textbooks and I always tried to buy a used copy from a good student a year or so ahead of me. That person had usually marked the important passages, and if I was lucky, had even made a few notes in the margin -- saving me the trouble of doing some of my own homework.
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