Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Most important books: Scott Turow

Scott Turow told Newsweek about his five most important books.

And about two other books in related categories:

A Certified Important Book you haven't read:

The list is so long. I've never read Edward Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. I'd like to, although it's a lot to take on. My tastes run to fiction.

The book you want your kids to read:

Shakespeare, especially The Merchant of Venice, because there's the ethnic hook. Once you learn to decode him, you enter a realm of unbelievable wisdom and power.

Read more about Scott Turow's most important books.

--Marshal Zeringue