Jonathan Safran Foer
7) The fixer
The Fixer is the winner of the 1967 National Book Award for Fiction and the 1967 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
The Fixer (1966) is Bernard Malamud's best-known and most acclaimed novel -- one that makes manifest his roots in Russian fiction, especially that of Isaac Babel.
Set in Kiev in 1911 during a period of heightened anti-Semitism, the novel tells the story of Yakov Bok, a Jewish handyman blamed for the
10) A touch of magic
"Remarkable how the nursery caught the telepathic emanations of the
children's minds...The children thought lions, and there were lions..."
-From The Veldt by Ray Bradbury
By turns funny, moving, romantic and surreal, and filled with unexpected twists and turns, each of the tales on this lineup has a magical element.
performed by James Naughton
A chance encounter on a bus between a fortune-teller...