Author(s): Bethanne (editor) Patrick
"One hundred of today's most prominent literary and cultural icons talk about the books that hold a special place in their hearts-that made them who they are today. Leading authors, politicians, CEOs, actors, and other notables share the books that changed their life, why they love them, and their passion with readers everywhere. Contributors include Margaret Atwood, Dave Eggers, Tavi Gevinson, Karin Slaughter, Eric Idle, Sofia Coppola, Fay Weldon, Fran Lebowitz, Gillian Flynn, Gregory Maguire, Jodi Picoult, Laura Lippman, Lev Grossman, Liev Schreiber, Sarah Waters, R.L. Stine, Rosanne Cash, Susan Orlean, Tim Gunn, Fay Weldon, and Tommy Hilfiger. 'Lively, addictive . . . Book lovers will recognize themselves in these portraits and feel among friends. Perhaps the most valuable takeaway from this joyous volume is that, in an increasingly digital world, the printed word still matters.' Publishers Weekly'An inspiring collection that will make a perfect gift for an aspiring writer or devoted reader.' Kirkus"