Entrepreneur Ben Fox figures he has found a way of recreating online the experience of browsing through a bookstore. He calls it Shepherd.com, where the idea is to put readers in touch with books and authors they might not discover otherwise.
Check out my own page on books about Vancouver history. I am a little leery about the use of the word "best". There are a lot of very good books about the city, far more than five. But you have to start somewhere.