New York Times By the Book Interview With Sam Lipsyte

From a New York Times By the Book interview with Sam Lipsyte:

What books are on your night stand?

“Consolation,” by Deborah Shapiro, “The American Mercury Reader,” edited by Lawrence E. Spivak and Charles Angoff, “Golden Age,” by Wang Xiaobo, translated by Yan Yan, “Animal Joy,” by Nuar Alsadir, “Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications,” edited by John Danaher and Neil McArthur, “Farber on Film: The Complete Film Writings of Manny Farber,” edited by Robert Polito, “Swann’s Way,” by Marcel Proust, translated by Lydia Davis, “The Face of Battle,” by John Keegan.

What’s the last great book you read?