National Book Festival writers reveal their favorite titles and explain what makes them so special: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/national-book-festival-authors-share-their-favorite-books/2012/09/14/1e9d54c4-fddb-11e1-a31e-804fccb658f9_gallery.html
Author: Giannina Braschi
“Thus Spoke Zarathustra” by Friedrich Nietzsche is a book not to be read, but to be learned by heart. It is a book of wisdom with a thought in every line. I have six or seven copies, but the one I learned by heart is the raggedy, dog-eared, crackling paperback, splitting through the spine.
Walter Kaufmann, Translator
In the News. September 14, 2012