Here is article written by The American Scholar’s editors. They asked their favorite authors to discuss favorite works. Note: Links are embedded in each article. For example:
Ten Tales of Migrations, Long and Short
From haiku to epic, these works span space and time
Here are the others:
The Long 20th Century of Terror
A history in ten books
A List for Reading Dangerously
Ten tales of riveting adventure
Ten books about exile and displacement
A Secretary’s Nightstand
Eleven books to read in retirement (or whenever)
Ten Tales from China
From the 7th-century Tang Dynasty to the Beijing Olympics
Thirteen for Halloween
Or, how one book critic thinks he can out-spook the Scholar
List, List, O List!
Sandra M. Gilbert
A Response to David Handlin’s “One Hundred Best American Novels”
One Hundred Best American Novels, 1770 to 1985 (a Draft)
A reading enthusiast’s list
Favorite Science Books
These classic titles are worth a read!
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Here is a direct link to the complete article which has embedded links to all the responses.
The American Scholar is the venerable but lively quarterly magazine of public affairs, literature, science, history, and culture published by the Phi Beta Kappa Society since 1932. In recent years the magazine has won five National Magazine Awards, the industry’s highest honor, and been nominated for awards sixteen times. Many of its essays and articles have been selected for the yearly Best American anthologies.