Friday, October 26, 2018

Meg Wolitzer’s ten desert island books

Meg Wolitzer’s newest novel is The Female Persuasion. One of her ten favorite books, as shared at
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

A droll, precise novel about a charismatic teacher and her group of favorite students. Witty, chilling, divine.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is among E. Lockhart's five top books about women labeled “difficult”, Adam Ehrlich Sachs's top ten funny books, Sebastian Faulks's six favorite books, Stuart Husband's top ten fictional teachers, Rachel Cooke's top ten spinsters, Karin Altenberg's top ten books about betrayal, Megan Abbott's five most dangerous mentors in fiction, the Barnes & Noble Review's list of five top books on teaching and learning and Ian Rankin's six best books. Miss Jean Brodie is one of John Mullan's ten best teachers in literature.

--Marshal Zeringue