The author of The Bones of Paris on reading as la joie de vivre, and the books that inspired her thriller of France's roaring 1920s.
Discover etiquette's epistles with the author of Sorry!: The English and Their Manners.
The author of Fly Away on the books that changed her worldview and kept her from her chores.
The author of Seven Deadlies on California's inspirations, chocolate factories, and how Raymond Chandler begat Breaking Bad.
The author of Writing on the Wall picks five of his favorite history books in different fields.
The author of The Book Thief on winning tales adapted to film.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Enon on perfect winter reading, Faulkner's "aesthetic psi," and the book that made him want to be a writer.
The author of The Two Hotel Francforts on the joys of getting lost in translation.
Wild reading from the educator, raptor rehabilitator, and author of the stirring new wildlife guide The Urban Bestiary.
The author of Nine Inches on assorted lives in great biographies and memoirs.
The author and former Playboy literary editor on sexy books written by women.
The Songs of Willow Frost author on "heartbreak for the whole family."
The award-winning author of Interpreter of Maladies and other works highlights some of her literary touchstones.
The fashion icon on reading with style.
The author of The Returned on tales of family and folklore.
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