Here are some of my favorites, for those of you who are curious. My favorite books/stories by them are included in the captions. They’re in no particular order.

Chaim Potok. Favorite books: The Chosen, My Name is Asher Lev.

Yukio Mishima. Favorite works: Dojoji, Patriotism, Death in Midsummer, Thermos Bottles.

E.B. White. Favorite works: The Trumpet of the Swan, Charlottes Web, On Writing Well.

J.K. Rowling. I love anything she writes.

Henry James. Favorite books: Washington Square, Daisy Miller.

Harper Lee. To Kill a Mockingbird.

John Irving. Favorite books: A Prayer for Owen Meany, The World According to Garp.

Roald Dahl. Favorite Works: The Hitchhiker, The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar, BFG, The Witches

Fyodor Dostoevsky. Favorite works: Crime and Punishment, Memoirs from the House of the Dead, White Nights.

Emily Bronte. Wuthering Heights.

Uwem Akpan. Favorite stories: An Ex-Mas Feast, Fattening for Gabon, What Language is That?


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