Friday, December 05, 2008

David Wroblewski: five most important books

David Wroblewski is the author the acclaimed debut novel, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle.

He named his five most important books for Newsweek. And addressed a couple of related issues:
A classic book that, upon revisiting, disappointed:

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. I suppose because I grew up poor and can't get past a surface story about the aimless rich wasting their lives.

A book you hope parents will read to their kids:

"The God Delusion" by Richard Dawkins. He is one of the intellectual heroes of our age.
Read about the books on Wroblewski's five most important list.

--Marshal Zeringue