Apparently not. You’d think I’d confessed to cleaning the grout in my shower with the Bayeaux Tapestry. A dust jacket, wrote Patrick Halperin of Alexandria, Va., is often a hardback’s most valuable part for resale purposes. “I normally remove the dust cover before doing anything like read the book,” he wrote.
Personally, I never use dust-jacket flaps as bookmarks, though I will use just about anything that's lying around. It's interesting to think that what you use as a bookmark could impact your reading experience.
What are your dust-jacket/bookmark habits, Hubski?
It's funny, because I use a Hubski sticker as a bookmark :
Pushing back the dark, one page at a time.