He told Newsweek about his five most important books. And addressed two related issues:
A book to which you always return:Read more about Ferris' most important books.
"The Good Soldier" by Ford Madox Ford. The narrator is out to lunch while his wife schemes.
A book you hope parents read to their children:
"On Death and Dying" by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. Start them young.
The Page 99 Test: Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier.