Famous writers fess up about great works they've never pulled off the bookshelf. Read their confessions, then let us know what you've been meaning to read in the comments below.
. I've read less Dickens than I'd like to admit, and I'm even more ashamed of my reason: The books are so long. They look impenetrable, like things you'd use to pave a road rather than actually read. And yet I know, from reading Little Dorrit
, that they're unbelievably fun." — Jennifer Egan, author of A Visit from the Goon Squad
and Look at MeWhy David Copperfield made a difference to Nigella Lawson