The bestselling author of Liar’s Poker, The Blind Side, and, a new chronicle of the financial crisis, The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, shares his favorite books of all time.
Bestselling author of 'Flags of Our Fathers' shares his favorite reads, from Lao Tzu to Kurt Vonnegut. His new book, 'Imperial Cruise,' is out now.
Jonathan Lethem, whose new book, 'Chronic City,' is out this week, shares five icy novels that are perfect for a warming globe.
James Ellroy shares with The Daily Beast why these novels of bloody and infamous crimes are his favorites. His new book, 'Blood’s A Rover,' is out.
The Thirteen American ArgumentsBy Howard Fineman“He's a very clear writer who can concisely outline large problems without oversimplifying their consequence.”This is a collection of the 13 abstract debates Fineman views as most central to the core definition of democracy ("Who Is a Person," "Who Judges the Law," etc.
Need a book recommendation? We get asked all the time, but we've left the task to the experts: every week, great writers pick their favorite books and tell you why they are must-reads.
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