Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Books to inspire busy public figures

At the Guardian, Robert McCrum named a few books to inspire busy public figures.

His suggestions for David Miliband, the Labour leadership contender and former foreign secretary:
1. The Quiet American by Graham Green

2. Kim by Rudyard Kipling

3. All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
Read about more suggested books on McCrum's lists.

The Quiet American is among Malcolm Pryce's top ten expatriate tales, Catherine Sampson's top ten Asian crime fiction, and Pauline Melvilles' top 10 revolutionary tales.

--Marshal Zeringue