Why are there always more books than time?

My unread booksA few weeks ago, SFSignal asked all sci-fi bibliophiles to show their stacks of unread books, knowing that most speculative fiction fans have a chronic habit of buying books at a much faster rate than they can read them. I'm certainly of that ilk, even if I read and buy slower than the stereotype suggests. I do read consistently, but its usually my SF/F book club selections, rather than my own list, so the pile gets bigger all the time. Anywho, above is my stack as of today, which includes the following titles:

The photos may be superfluous, but I encourage everyone to share their "to read" lists in the comment space, if only to make me feel less guilty about neglecting my own tomes.

By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger -- amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...