She also addressed two other book-related issues:
Read about Messud's most important books.
An important book that you haven't read:
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes.
A classic that, upon rereading, disappointed:
Two Serious Ladies by Jane Bowles.
It breaks my heart. I wrote my college thesis on this book. I went back to re-read it, and it no longer spoke of hidden depth. It was mannered, and I couldn't find the significance anymore.