Yesterday I found a ripped-out RFID tag that belongs with the book: 20,000 English Words Spelled Correctly.
This raises a large number of questions, among them:
Who steals a book from the library when she could check it out for free and keep it for up to 15 weeks at a time?
Specifically, who steals THAT book?
And of course, most importantly, why did the library lay out money to buy that book in the first place?
(The answer to the last question, of course, is that patrons want it so badly they will even steal it.)