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.
The author of Night Film on the books she always keeps close at hand.
The Ask Bob author on literature's best animal companions.
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