the way to go

‘So you want to die at the press …’ I said.
‘Die at the press, yes,’ he said. ‘No,’ he corrected himself. He had obviously thought about this. ‘You see that I have a lot of books on the staircase,’ he said. ‘My dream is that one day the whole staircase collapses. And I’m here, and I’m buried under my books.’
Gerhard Steidl, speaking to Jim Lewis. As quoted in the NYT.