He named his six favorite books for The Week magazine. One title on the list.
Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter. For anyone interested in the interrelation of different sciences and art forms, this book can be used as an eye-opening appetizer, a main course, or a delicious desert. I’m the son of a mathematician and a musician, so the interrelations were right up my alley.Read about another book on Brown's list.
The Wall Street Journal asked Brown if he suffers from writer's block. Check out his answer.