Monday, June 23, 2008

Most important books: Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis' books include Liar's Poker, Moneyball, and The Blind Side.

He talked to Newsweek about his five most important books. And addressed a couple of related issues:
A book to which you always return:

George Orwell's "Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters" reminds me of the force of a writer working to strip his prose of pretension and nonsense.

A book you hope parents give to their children:

"His Dark Materials" by Philip Pullman. Even my 8-year-old could sense she was in the grips of a master storyteller.
Read more about Lewis' most important books.

The Page 69 Test: The Blind Side.

--Marshal Zeringue