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.
. When I was in London in my 20s, everybody else had read him, so I bought Swann's Way
and gulped it down, underlining as I went. Then I let 45 years go by. Now, having embarked on another fictional reconstitution of my own lost time, I am finding Proust the perfect fit, savoring not gulping this time, and still underlining as I go." — Gail Godwin, author of The Making of a Writer, Volume 2: Journals 1963–1969
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