Writers Share Favorite Books

BookMark: Edward Hirsch on "Memorial"

Memorial Cover
Poet Edward Hirsch bookmarks Alice Oswald's "Memorial: A Version of Homer's Iliad."

BookMark: "Independent People" by Halldór Laxness

 "Independent People" by Halldór Laxness reviewed by author David Mitchell ("Cloud Atlas")

BookMark - E.O. Wilson's The Meaning of Human Existence

Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor of The New Yorker, recommends E.O. Wilson's "The Meaning of Human Existence."

BookMark: Alfred Kubin's "The Other Side"

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Jeff VanderMeer recommends "The Other Side" by Alfred Kubin.

BookMark: Charles Duhigg on "The Children"

The Children by David Halberstam
Charles Duhigg bookmarks "The Children" by David Haberstam.

BookMark: Samuel Scheffler on "The Children of Men"

Children of Men
Philosopher Samuel Scheffler bookmarks "The Children of Men" by P.D. James.

BookMark: Mario Vargas Llosa's "Conversation in the Cathedral"

Mario Vargas Llosa
Emily Parker bookmarks Mario Vargas Llosa's "Conversation in the Cathedral."

BookMark: "My Struggle" by Karl Ove Knausgaard

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Author and physician Atul Gawande recommends "My Struggle" by Karl Ove Knausgaard.