28 inches (give or take), 31 books.
Katie Hafner's Favorite Books
I recently decided to try an exercise in library triage: give myself 28 inches of bookshelf and see how many of my favorite books I could cram onto it. Here’s the result. (You’ll see that I cheated a bit on either end, with the help of a wall and a sturdy bookend.) I’m working on a blog post for each and every choice.