Sentimental nostalgia. Fair enough, each to his own.
the older ones growing creased, discoloured, flecked, as though developing age spots and lines to match my own.
how can that be a good thing?
I can understand attachment to objects, up to a point, but really, are all the drawbacks of paper books suddenly their strong points?
Oh well... It's not as if I don't hear another "smell of books" argument every day. I'm getting tired of bothering to answer.