What Writers Read
by Pandora Sykes
35 Writers on their Favourite Book
In this love letter to reading, curated by Pandora Sykes in aid of the National Literacy Trust, bestselling and beloved writers share their favourite books: the ones they hold most dearly, that they return to time and again and that helped make them the writers they are.
With contributions from: Nick Hornby, Ruth Ozeki, Ann Patchett, Benjamin Zephaniah, Marian Keyes, Elizabeth Strout, Deborah Levy, Tessa Hadley, Elif Shafak, George the Poet, Leila Slimani, Ali Smith, Derek Owusu, Dolly Alderton, Paris Lees, Jojo Moyes, Paul Mendez, Sebastian Faulks, Diana Evans, Meena Kandasamy, Lisa Taddeo, Nikesh Shukla, Taiye Selasi, Monica Ali, Nina Stibbe, Caleb Azumah Nelson, Elizabeth Day, Sara Collins, Damon Galgut, Naoise Dolan, William Boyd, Emma Dabiri, Fatima Bhutto, Kit de Waal.
Profits and royalties from this book will go to the National Literacy Trust.