Writers Share Favorite Books

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.

BookMark: The Argonauts

Eula Biss recommends "The Argonauts" by Maggie Nelson.

BookMark: James Wood on "Effi Briest"

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"New Yorker" staff writer and book critic James Wood recommends Theodor Fontane's 1894 novel, "Effi Briest."