where the writers are

Favorite Books

Emma, Madame Bovary, Cousine Bette, War and Peace, Day of the Locust, 1876, Anna Karenina, Great Expectations, Daisy Miller, The March of Folly, Dr. Faustus

What I'm Reading

I'm rereading William L. Shirer's The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich for the umpteenth time. 

Favorite Authors

Jane Austen, Balzac, Flaubert, Gore Vidal, Dickens, Tolstoy, Edward Gibbon, Nathanael West, Henry James, Barbara Tuchman

Influences

Gustave Flaubert, Leo Tolstoy, Charles Dickens, Balzac, Guy de Maupassant, Jane Austen, Nathanael West, Edward Gibbon, Simon Schama