Writers Share Favorite Books

BookMark: Sarah Bakewell Recommends "The Pillow Book"

Sarah Bakewell recommends "The Pillow Book" by Sei Shonagon (translated by Ivan Morris).

BookMark: Bill T. Jones on "Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees"

Choreogapher Bill T. Jones recommends Lawrence Weschler's "Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees."

BookMark: Philip Glass Recommends "The Wayfinders" by Wade Davis

Composer Philip Glass says he was transported by "The Wayfinders" - Wade Davis' celebration of indigenous cultures.

BookMark: Stephen Burn on "Infinite Jest"

"Infinite Jest" book cover
Stephen Burn recommends David Foster Wallace's critically-acclaimed novel, "Infinite Jest." The book was published 20 years ago, on February 1st, 1996.

David Morris Recommends “Solo Faces” by James Salter

Writer David Morris explains why "Solo Faces" by James Salter is one of his favorite books.

Helen Macdonald recommends "The Dark is Rising"

Helen Macdonald, author of "H is for Hawk" recommends the YA fantasy novel "The Dark is Rising" by Susan Cooper.

BookMark: Michel Faber on Kurt Vonnegut's "God Bless You Mr. Rosewater"

Novelist Michel Faber recommends one of his favorite books:  "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater," by Kurt Vonnegut.

BookMark: "Mes Amis"

"Mes Amis" book cover
Sarah Manguso recommends "Mes Amis" by Emmanuel Bove.