The 5 Best Books. Ever.

You probably have your own ideas about which are the world’s greatest books, but what do you know? Here, in no particular order, are the five best books. Ever.

·         One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

 ·         Atonement by Ian McEwan

 ·         Mila 18 by Leon Uris

 ·         Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

 ·         Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings

 Did I miss any? Didn’t think so. Happy reading!

(This piece originally appeared in the Washington Independent Review of Books, some of whose readers disagreed with these choices. Weird.)

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