Liz Anderson

The books that made an author

The books that made an author
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Sebastian Faulks has named 40 books which "shaped his writing". He’s picked works by Tolstoy, Stendhal, Iris Murdoch (one of only five women — no Jane Austen), Solzhenitsyn, Colin Thubron, J.D. Salinger, Philip Larkin… To see who’s on the list and who’s missing, head over to the Waterstones website.