Forced to Choose
American literary icon, whose Cat's Cradle made our
list and whose latest book, Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected
Short Fiction has just been released
About books that knocked my block off when I was young: I can think
of only two, neither a work in the physical sciences:
Candide, by Voltaire, and Theory of the Leisure
Class, by Thorsten Veblen. One book, which I know only in its
version as a movie starring Boris Karloff, possibly the most
provocative and presently most influential novel of all time,
written by a woman only nineteen years old: Frankenstein, or the
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