Tuesday, 16 September 2008

BOOK SHELF MATES

I saw the following question on an author interview and thought it was a goody:

Whose books are generally shelved next to yours in bookstores?

For me it varies; it depends on the alphabetical skills of the shelver and what books are stocked. But generally:

Anita Notaro

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

And, inexplicably often, Flann O'Brien.

So who are your shelf-mates?

4 comments:

BarbaraS said...

Good question! I must look the next time I'm reading in Chapters in Dublin. The local bookshops are currently sold out... which sounds good, but...

Women Rule Writer said...

You're probably with the Smyths, Cherry and Gerard! That's if the books are in stock. Such a problem in this country...

Vanessa Gebbie said...

In Waterstones in Brighton, I am next to Tania Hershman 's collection The White Road and other Stories... special short story collection shelf.

Tim Jones said...

On the fiction shelves, I'm usually between Lloyd Jones (of "Mister Pip" fame) and Erica de Jong. Three kindred spirits?