Some time ago he named a top 10 list of his favorite fantasy books for the Guardian.
The most recent title on his list:
The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter, 1979Read about the entire list.
Recent developments have seen the divisions between folk-tales, children's fiction and adult fantasy blur more than ever, but Carter's collection is an unashamed reappropriation of fairy stories for a specifically adult audience. She revels in the carnality of Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, Bluebeard et al, re-energising the form, while doffing her cap to the traditions on which modern fantasy is based.