"The book that I love more than any other in the last year, maybe in the last five or ten years, is The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton." Alexandra Heminsley, 38, author, Hove, UK.
"You've got a running book here about what you will see, about how much more you get out of life by getting up and going out." Alexandra Heminsley, 38, author, Hove, UK.
"Answering the question why I love this book is, when it's with reference to a book I've written, is extremely hard." Ann-Marie MacDonald, 56, writer, Toronto.
"Why I love this book: it says something that I really, really want to say." DBC Pierre, 53, writer, London.
"Come for the words, and stay for the photographs. Or maybe the other way around." Gary Shteyngart, 42, writer, United States.
"She does an excellent job of recreating a very historical moment of when a lot of minorities were joining the forces of the police." Lisa Gardner, 43, author, Jackson, New Hampshire, USA.
"It was a fascinating time for experiments, terrible political experiments, wonderful cultural experiments. and I tried to capture them." Philipp Blom, 44, writer, Vienna.