Know Thy Shelf | 09

Hi, folks!

This is post number nine of #knowthyshelf, a meme/tag/ series of photos documenting my bookshelves.

1) Book from this shelf you would save in an emergency:
  • Collected Poems: 1912-1944, by H.D., edited by Louis L. Martz (1986)  💘
2) Book that has been in this shelf for the longest time:
  • Emily Dickinson: Letters, edited by Emily Fragos (2011)
3) Newest addition to this shelf:
  • Helen in Egypt, by H.D. (1961)
4) Book from this shelf you are most excited to read or reread:
  • Eve out of Her Ruins, by Ananda Devi, tr. Jeffrey Zuckerman (2016. Original: Eve de ses décombres, 2006)
5) Any poetry books?
  • Sämtliche Gedichte, by Hilde Domin, edited by Nikola Herweg and Melanie Reinhold (2009)
  • The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, edited by Thomas H. Johnson (1976)
  • Collected Poems: 1912-1944, by H.D., edited by Louis L. Martz (1986)
6) Any nonfiction books?
  • Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family’s Feuds by Lyndall Gordon (2009)
  • Letters of Emily Dickinson, by Mabel Loomis Todd (2010)
  • Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson’s Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson, edited by Ellen Louise Hart and Martha Nell Smith (1998)
  • My Emily Dickinson, by Susan Howe (1985)
  • Out of Africa, by Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen, 1937)
7) Most read author in this shelf:
  • Emily Dickinson 💘
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 🙂

Yours truly,

J.


Otto Scholderer. “Young Girl Reading” (1883)

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