Authors’ Favorite Books

A Jane Austen Sir Charles Grandison by Samuel Richardson (via The Jane Austen Society of North America) D Joan Didion Victory: An Island Tale (Penguin Classics) by Joseph Conrad (“…maybe my favorite book in the world…” via Mental Floss) N Vladimir Nabokov Ulysses by James Joyce, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, Petersburg by Andrei Bely, “the first half of Proust’s fairy tale, In Search of Lost Time” by Marcel Proust (via Mental Floss) R Ayn Rand Calumet “K” by Samuel Merwin and Henry Kitchell Webster (“The very best I’ve ever read, my favorite thing in all world literature…” via Mental Floss)