At The Week magazine he tagged his six favorite books with sympathetic characters in dangerous settings, including:
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DefoeRead about another entry on the list.
This early modernist masterwork anticipates contemporary loneliness. Can a single psyche, doing solitary on an island for decades, ever learn to love itself? Yes. Then relief arrives: TGIF!
Robinson Crusoe is one of ten great books about hurricanes, and among Bear Grylls's top ten stories of survival and bravery.
The Page 99 Test: Robinson Crusoe.