*Editor-in-Chief, The Library of America
*Author, The Phantom Empire [Norton, 1993] and The Times Square Story [Norton, 1998]
*Essayist and critic
*Author, The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age [Faber & Faber, 1994] and Readings [Graywolf Press, 1999]
Have you read the "top" novel of the century? What favorite books would be on your "best of the century" list: War and Peace? The Catcher in the Rye? Beloved? Listen to the discussion about the top 100 novels of the 20th century.