Monday, May 21, 2007

Most important books: Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith told Newsweek about his five most important books.

And two books that are not so important to him:

A classic that, on rereading, disappointed:

Alan Paton's Cry, The Beloved Country. Still a great book, but it has not aged well.

A Certified Important Book that you haven't read:

A Brief History of Time, by Stephen Hawking. I tried; I really tried.

Read more about Alexander McCall Smith's five most important books.

--Marshal Zeringue