Monday, June 09, 2008

Clive Barker's most important books

Clive Barker is an author, film director and visual artist. His latest book is Mister B. Gone.

He recently talked to Newsweek about his five most important books. And addressed two related questions:
A lauded book you've resisted:

Michael Cunningham's "The Hours." I saw the movie first, which was dumb. I've got the Nicole Kidman version of Virginia Woolf stuck in my head.

A classic that you've never read:

Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace." Those bloody Russian names! I tried so hard, but eventually I'm flipping to that family tree and it's, like, ugh.
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--Marshal Zeringue