Monday, August 13, 2007

Most important books: Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer, author of Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Everything Is Illuminated, and other works, recently told Newsweek about his five most important books.

And he addressed two other book-related issues:
A Certified Important Book you still haven't read:

I haven't read most of them. The Qur'an might take the prize, though. It's hard to think of a more important book these days.

A book you would like to share with your children:

I have a small library of books about circumcision, which, when the time comes — that is, when I suddenly find myself with a lot of explaining to do — I will defer to. And then one day he can pass them on to his son. And so on and so on ...

Read about Foer's most important books.

--Marshal Zeringue