Monday, September 17, 2007

Most important books: Dalia Sofer

Dalia Sofer is the author of The Septembers of Shiraz. She told Newsweek about her five most important books.

One title to make the list:

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

It's about the issues we all face every day: love, friendship, loyalty and finding a safe place.
Read about all five titles on Sofer's list.

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.

--Marshal Zeringue