You’ve been invited to dinner at someone’s home. Your host is busy in the kitchen and you wait in the living room. What do you do to pass the time? Admit it: you snoop around their bookshelves don’t you? We know you love shelf snooping just as much as we do, and now you can check out all sorts of bookshelves via the ABC blog.
Ching Chuan Chiu is a regular contributor to Do You Read Me? She shared her overflowing bookshelves with us.
Your rambling, free range bookshelves will give some of our readers palpitations, but I can see some order in it. How do you organize your collection?
I’ve sort of sorted them according to genre – there’s fantasy on the topmost shelf, Christian, martial arts and other random books on the second shelf, even more fantasy and other fiction on the third shelf and Harry Potter related stuff on the fourth and fifth shelves. However, now I’ve got too many books to neatly fit them into the bookcase so I sort of stick the books wherever they will fit. And of course, now I’ve got piles on the floor…
Tell us about your large collection of Harry Potter books. Do you have them in Chinese too?