She named her six favorite books for The Week magazine. One entry on the list:
Life of Pi by Yann MartelRead about another book on Gruen's list.
This Man Booker Prize winner is an utterly amazing book. Its ending was a sucker punch in the gut. I don’t want to say too much about the story, for fear of spoiling one of the most surprising twists ever, but read every word. Don’t skip a thing!