Everybody has a favourite book, something that you return to time and time again. It might be a dog-eared copy of Lord of the Rings, a well-thumbed version of Pride and Prejudice or my personal favourite, To Kill a Mockingbird.
This was the question posed on Wednesday night in the UCL Festival of the Arts event ‘You Must Read This Book!’.
Chaired by UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur, seven UCL academics were given five minutes each to pitch the book they believed we should read.
Here’s a quick summary of their choices and why they think their book should have won: