Lots of Books, No Space?

The New York Times is asked "How can I store a big collection of books in a small apartment?" and responds with a couple of ideas:

-adjust your shelves to put them at appropriate heights for different books. "If each shelf has just a few tall books on it, along with many smaller ones, you're losing out on a lot of vertical space," said Lisa Zaslow, the founder of a Manhattan company called Gotham Organizers. Grouping books by size saves space and creates a more coherent look.

-store them in furniture like the storage ottoman shown here.

-stick'em in the closet in storage boxes;

-get rid of them by donating them to a charity or a library. Treehugger also recommends Chicago's guerilla book exchange ::New York Times

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