Jay Onrait

I read because as much as I love film and television, and documentaries, and Facebook, and Twitter and Snapchat, and my abacus . . . More

Frank Warren

The book that set a course. At The Book Thing in Baltimore I saw a man persistently searching over the used-book shelves. More

Kitchen Confidential

New York Times bestseller that helped launch a wave of interest in chefs and the culinary arts. More

Tom Robbins

I write to twine ideas and images into big subversive pretzels of life, death, and goofiness—on the chance that, like the Trickster figure in tribal myths, they might help keep the world lively and give it the flexibility to endure. More