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).
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"In Cold Blood
by Truman Capote. I read it one summer while staying in a dorm in college after almost everyone else had gone, and I was in a state of terror. "
—Meg Wolitzer, author of The Interestings