One title to make the list:
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.Read about all five titles on Sofer's list.
It's about the issues we all face every day: love, friendship, loyalty and finding a safe place.
Dalia Sofer was born in Iran and fled at the age of ten to the United States with her family. She received her MFA in Fiction from Sarah Lawrence College in 2002 and has been a resident at Yaddo.