List 10 books you have on your bookshelf that you think nobody else on your friends list has on theirs.
- Becoming Somaliland, by Mark Bradbury.
(Just finished this today – study of the emerging state in the Horn of Africa.)
- ‘with all faults’, by David Low.
(Rather dull autobiography of a Charing Cross Road bookseller.)
- Collision Course: NATO, Russia and Kosovo, by John Norris.
(Insider’s account of the 1999 negotiations.)
- Roger Zelazny by Jane Lindskold.
(Literary study of the writer by the woman who became his lover.)
- Lords of Parliament: Manners, rituals and politics, by Emma Crewe.
(An anthropological study of the British House of Lords.)
- A Bachelor’s London: Memories of the Day before Yesterday, 1889-1914, by Frederic Whyte.
(Literary autobiography of a distant cousin)
- Charlotte Brontë’s Promised Land: The Pensionnat Heger and Other Brontë Places in Brussels, by Eric Ruijssenaars.
(Looks at the effect of Brussels on the Brontë sisters, and vice versa.)
- Ten Years to Oblivion, by “Clem Macartney”.
(Mediocre sf book by veteran Ulster political journalist W.D. Flackes.)
- The Banovina, by Donka Stančić and Miško Lazović.
(Architectural history of the government building of the Vojvodina.)
- Malachy, by Brian Scott.
(Biography of the Irish saint.)