August 4, 2007

For the Love of Books:
115 Celebrated Writers on the Books They Love Most
Edited by Ronald B. Shwartz

Scene Stealer – When you’re in the company of Updike, Talese, Mailer, Strand, Paley, Ozick, Richard A. Posner, William Manchester, Robert Coover, Stanley Fish, Nicholson Baker, Nadine Gordimer and nearly 100 others acknowledging and honoring the profound influences of Shakespeare, Joyce, Ovid, Dostoevsky, Ibsen, Chekhov and Proust, there is only one way to steal the show and Christopher Buckley does it: “Well,” his testimonial begins, “if you’re looking for recondite works in say, lesbian studies from the early seventeenth century, you’re shit out of luck with me.”


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