One of his favorite books of all time, as told to The Daily Beast:
Lucky JimRead about another book on Lewis' list.
by Kingsley Amis
It's set just after the Second World War, but it remains a timeless portrait of academic life. You can't help but wonder how much less Kingsley Amis might have achieved if he had been able to control his drinking.
Lucky Jim also appears among Roger Rosenblatt's five best satires of academic life.
Read more about Lewis' most important books.
The Page 69 Test: The Blind Side.