Books, as any other material things, can create strong emotional attachment with their users. Letting go of them can pose some challenges.
Doctor Faustus, a legendary German character, sells his soul to Mephistopheles in return for worldly knowledge. It is only human to want to know, so we may sympathize with Faustus to some extent. Problems arise when there are no limits in that quest for knowledge.
How about pausing from your daily frenzy?. Read a book! Better than watching TV or browsing the Internet.