Thursday, February 19, 2009

Here's a Question

Booking Through Thursday asks:

“How do you arrange your books on your shelves? Is it by author, by genre, or you just put it where it falls on?

About half of my books are shelved alphabetically by author but are segregated: fiction, drama/poetry, non-fiction (biography), non-fiction (general).

The other half are shelved differently. Children's literature has no rhyme or reason and is just stuck on shelves in a bookcase in my guest room.  Travel books are shelved by location.  Cookbooks are shelved by size, as are art books.

The biggest section of books that is non-alphabetical is my collection of books about colonial history which are categorized by time period and culture (French, West Indies and German).

Books "to be read" are stacked on top of a bookcase. 

How about you?

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