Famous Authors Share Their First Literary Loves
Author of Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert devoured Eric Carle’s A Very Hungry Caterpillar, going so far as to memorize and perform it. Joyce Carol Oates and Sue Monk Kidd both fell madly for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
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I remember this book more vividly than my actual childhood, which seems to have contained many disposable moments. — Ben Marcus on The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (Huffington Post)