In…….. (thinking)…….. I think it was in — 2012 — I read the autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. There was a story there about when Benjamin Franklin (now disguised as a politician,) borrowed a book from a distinct member of the house of representatives. Here’s what happened; (Wikipedia use the term “The Benjamin Frankin effect”)

Similarly, I hope you will gain more friendship by sharing what you read. If you do that will help you keep track of the books you lend out. With friends it’s only natural you share your very best books, but you know; you might have paid quite a bit, or waited quite a while, to get hold of some of those books.