Which book - and its defender - deserves to stay in the balloon?
A panel of brave souls argue - for just two and a half minutes each - for the best book... ever. You decide.
Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive, Royal Society of the Arts; former Chief Adviser on Political Strategy to Tony Blair, on Daniel Gilbert's Stumbling on Happiness
Godfrey Allen, Chief Executive of Apex Trust (finding employment for ex-Offenders), on Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird
Shirley Cramer, CBE, Chief Executive, Dyslexia Action, on Anne Tyler's Ladder of Years
Tiffany Jenkins, Arts & Society Director, Institute of Ideas, Author of Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections, on Tolstoy's War and Peace
Philippe Legrain, Author of Aftershock: Reshaping The World Economy After The Crisis, on Mancur Olson's Power and Prosperity
Martin Wright, Editor-in-chief, Green Futures; Visiting Judge, Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, on Derek Walcott's Omeros
Razia Iqbal, Special Correspondent for BBC News; Presenter, Talking Books, on TBC.
and Zoe Williams, Guardian Columnist, on TBC
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