She told Newsweek about her five most important books, and addressed two related issues:
A book you always return to:Read about García's most important books.
Juan Rulfo's "Pedro Paramo" grows more mysterious and miraculous with each reading, and reminds me the dead continue to live among us.
A book you hope parents will read to their kids:
Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer's "The Phantom Tollbooth." I missed this as a kid but read it to my daughter some years ago. We were both hooked.