New Game, New Game

I’ll play the non-fiction version, via Normblog:

Rules: ‘You copy the list [of books] from the last person in the chain, delete the names of the authors you don’t have on your home library shelves and replace them with names of authors you do have. Bold the replacements.’

1. David McLellan
2. Ellen Meiksins Wood
3. Ian Kershaw
4. Alasdair MacIntyre
5. Primo Levi
6. Raymond Chandler Epictetus
7. C.L.R. James
8. Ralph Miliband
9. Brian Barry
10. Pierre Bayle

No bloody David Horowitz for me, thank you very much. I bet Norm’s got more Primo Levi than I have, too. And it’s still a fact I should be a bit more ashamed of than I am (i.e., ashamed enough to actually do something about it) that apart from the complete novels of Raymond Chandler, each read several times (apart from Playback, only twice, because it’s shite), I’ve read practically no American fiction (though I keep meaning to make a start on Moby Dick).

UPDATE [5pm]: Some people may have noticed that I’m not too solid on the distinction between non-fiction and fiction in the list I posted, above (and before anyone makes rude remarks, it’s the Chandler that’s fiction, not the MacIntyre…) So I’ve made a slight correction.

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