For the Daily Express he named his six best books. One title on the list:
Tristram ShandyRead about all six books on Gascoigne's list.
by Laurence Sterne
An amazing book, seeming like a modern experimental novel but written in the 18th century by an Anglican clergyman. You can dip in and out of it with constant pleasure.
Tristram Shandy also appears among the top ten works of literature according to Peter Carey and Thomas C. Schelling's influential books.