From left to right: The Illustrated Star Wars Universe, by Kevin J. Anderson, Lucid Dreaming and the Art of Dreaming Creatively, by Pamela Ball, and Histoire de la langue, by Peter A. Machonis.
 The design is based on some columns in the Imperial Palace, as drawn by the amazing Ralph McQuarrie. So much of my childhood was shaped by that man.
 Still haven’t read it. Should really get around to it.