I just read this intriguing article over at Book Riot. What Would Your Book Collection Say After You Die?
The author’s question is an interesting one, and one I had never thought about before. I’m thinking about my bookshelves, and coming to a couple of conclusions.
- My love of Roman history and Latin would be apparent in my collection of textbooks, Latin texts, books for the scholar and books for the lay person. You’d also find some fun, translated-into-Latin books including a version of Green Eggs and Ham.
- Our collection of comic books, graphic novels, and collections of strips shows just how much we like comics.
- I read a LOT of children’s lit and young adult lit. You would find a giant pile of books that I bought at book fair and just haven’t read yet next to a different pile of old favorites that I have read again and again.
- You’d discover that I like all things Oz: the L. Frank Baum books in many different editions, the Wicked Years series by Gregory Maguire, graphic novel representations, bookmarks, posters, and a bunch of really random Oz things.
What do your bookshelves say about you? Let’s talk below….