Kevin Read is very into Deborah Levy— also Rachel Cusk, George Saunders, Patrick deWitt, and a gripping western thriller.
Climate reporter Michelle Gamage endorses John Steinbeck, the uncanny valley of near-reality fiction, and having a giant stack of books beside your bed.
Six distinctive recommendations + the Goodreads alternative you've been waiting for.
So many fantasy and sci-fi recommendations from Stu Popp, who is always down for the three-page feast description in Game of Thrones. 
Megan Jenkins on her first self-help book, changing her mind on Rachel Cusk, and why she hates a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Alyssa Arbuckle reads broadly but appreciates the classics. Also, do us both a favour and read Leslie Jamison's The Recovering.
Darren Barefoot endorses giving up on books you don't enjoy and would probably give you a copy of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
And some recent favourites.
Kids' books for all ages (even adults) with Sally White, who thinks we should retire "The Giving Tree." 
The funny, experimental and insightful favourites of Rachel Burns. Also, Julia Roberts pizza.
Ferrante troll and author Dina Del Bucchia appreciates raunchy medieval lit and poetry in abundance: "I am always there for poetry and it's always ther…
Kids' books with Anita Cheung: "I always feel seen with any brainy female lead."