What Books Scared the Pants Off Me
The world's most compulsively readable writers share the novels that unexpectedly thrilled and terrified them. (Wait till you see what the author of Wolf Hall chose on slide two).
"Strangely, I remember being mildly traumatized by The Kitchen God's Wife
by Amy Tan. I read it when I was probably too young to be reading it, and I confiscated it from myself after reading a particularly adult scene, handing it over to my mother and telling her, 'I'm not old enough for this yet.'"
—Liz Moore, author of Heft