Writers always get asked the same questions: What are your favourite books? Which book do you wish you had written? Which book do you re-read the most often? In this love letter to reading, in aid of the National Literacy Trust, Pandora Sykes collects 35 short essays from bestselling and beloved writers that answer those very questions.
With contributions from: Nick Hornby * Ruth Ozeki * Ann Patchett * Benjamin Zephaniah * Marian Keyes * Elizabeth Strout * Deborah Levy * Tessa Hadley * Elif Sharak * George the Poet * Leila Slimani * Ali Smith * Derek Owusu * Dolly Alderton * Paris Lees * Jojo Moyes * Paul Mendez * Sebastian Faulks * Diana Evans * Meena Kandasmy * 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