The Corrections

Winner of the National Book Award in 2001 and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 2002. 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

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

Michael Chabon

The first writer that I really fell in love with was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, in particular his Sherlock Holmes stories, and the first story that I ever wrote was a Sherlock Holmes story. More