One of the most frequent requests from my design clients is to help them arrange their books and tchotchkes on their book shelves. So I do that Charlie Brown thing where I wave my hands really fast in front of me, and all of a sudden, the books are all neatly and stylishly arranged. Here are the 9 basic book arrangements I use. Some of them you already know, and some may be new. For a complete explanation of each of them, check out my article in the Jewish Journal.