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Agent Pendergast’s Bookshelf
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child supply a list of their enigmatic hero's favorite reads.
The Slaughterhouse Library
An Internet sensation emerged out of the collision of great books and pop culture: its creator Maris Kreizman reveals her literary inspirations.
Karma Brown: Tragedy Strikes, Happiness Found
The author of "Come Away with Me" on her new novel, and three books she recommends which champion relationships unique, heartbreaking, and unexpected.
The author of "Pretty Girls" selects four great books exploring worlds "shocking, hilarious, and at times brutal."...
The singer-songwriter -- and now, memoirist -- on the love songs she finds between covers.
Yelena Akhtiorskaya on the 4 Books She Loves Ferociously
For this list of favorite books, the author of "Panic in a Suitcase" isn't afraid to get in your face.
Sophie McManus on 7 Great Books Born from “Catastrophes”
The author of "The Unfortunates" on how life's hardest moments can make for stories "too rigorous and beautiful to be anything but electrifying."
Sarah Hepola: My 5 Favorite Books on Addiction
Essential reading selected by the author of "Blackout"....
Marian Palaia at War’s Perimeter
The author of "The Given World" picks six war stories of brutality, humor, and beauty.
The actress and memoirist on her favorite books -- including one that hits particularly close to home.
Tom Robbins Wants to Pop Your Piñata
The author of "Tibetan Peach Pie" on authors whose "words themselves can be as thrilling or transportive as any narrative."
Jacob Rubin: Guided by Voices
The author of "The Poser" on stories which find the "soul of the teller revealed through language".