This is the second of a series of posts documenting my bookshelves. I thought it would be interesting to create a meme/tag for it, so I am calling this series/meme/tag #knowthyshelf:
1) Book from this shelf you would save in an emergency:
- Denktagebuch: 1950 – 1973, by Hannah Arendt, edited by Ursula Ludz and Ingeborg Nordmann (2016)
- Between Friends: The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Mary McCarthy – 1949-1975, by Hannah Arendt and Mary McCarthy, edited by Carol Brightman (1995)
2) Book that has been in this shelf for the longest time:
- The Juvenilia of Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë, edited by Frances Beer (1986) – I bought this book in the early 2000’s…
3) Newest addition to this shelf:
- Denktagebuch: 1950 – 1973, by Hannah Arendt, edited by Ursula Ludz and Ingeborg Nordmann (2016) – I bought this as soon as it was published, in 2016.
4) Book from this shelf you are most excited to read or reread:
- Jane Austen’s Letters, edited by Deirdre Le Faye (2014)
5) Any poetry books?
- Ich selbst, auch ich tanze: die Gedichte, by Hannah Arendt (2015)
6) Any nonfiction books?
- “Darling Jane” Jane Austen – eine Biographie, by Christian Grawe (2010)
- The Origins of Totalitarianism, by Hannah Arendt (1951)
- On Revolution, by Hannah Arendt (1956)
- The Human Condition, by Hannah Arendt (1958)
- Between Past and Future, by Hannah Arendt (1961)
- On Violence, by Hannah Arendt (1970)
- The Life of the Mind, by Hannah Arendt, edited by Mary McCarthy (1971)
- Ich will verstehen: Selbstauskunfte zu Leben und Werk, by Hannah Arendt, edited by Ursula Ludz (1995)
- Hannah Arendt oder Die Liebe zur Welt, by Alois Prinz (1998)
- Hannah Arendt, by Julia Kristeva, tr. Ross Guberman (2003)
- Denken ohne Geländer: Texte und Briefe, by Hannah Arendt, edited by Klaus Stadler and Heidi Bohnet (2006)
7) Most read author in this shelf:
- Hannah Arendt!
And now a question for you:
8) What does this shelf tell you about me as a reader?
Last but not least: feel free to do this tag! I’d love to peruse your bookshelves 🙂