This is post number five of a series of photos 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:
- The Bronte Sisters: Three Novels: Jane Eyre; Wuthering Heights; and Agnes Grey (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition, 2009)
2) Book that has been in this shelf for the longest time:
- Ein Kind (Autobiography #5), by Thomas Bernhard (1982)
3) Newest addition to this shelf:
- Never Breathe a Word: The Collected Stories of Caroline Blackwood (2010)
4) Book from this shelf you are most excited to read or reread:
- Eva, by Carry van Bruggen (1927)
5) Any poetry books?
- Oroonoko, The Rover, and Other Works, by Aphra Behn, edited by Janet Todd (1992)
6) Any nonfiction books?
- The Life of Charlotte Brontë, by Elizabeth Gaskell, edited by Angus Easson (1857)
- Selected Letters, by Charlotte Brontë, edited by Margaret Smith (2007)
- Passions of the Mind: Selected Writings, by A.S. Byatt (1990)
- Imagining Characters: Six Conversations About Women Writers: Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, Willa Cather, Iris Murdoch, and Toni Morrison, by A.S. Byatt and Ignes Sodre (1995)
- The Brontës, by Juliet Barker (1994)
7) Most read author in this shelf:
- The Brontë sisters…
And now a question for you:
8) What does this shelf tell YOU about ME as a reader?
Feel free to do this tag, too! As always, I’d love to peruse your bookshelves 🙂