Pleasures, Guilty And Otherwise

Two Obsessive Readers Talk Secret Vices, Divorce Plots And Recipes As Bedtime Stories

Lev Grossman, TIME book critic: I think of you as a pretty highbrow reader. I'm hoping you'll tell me you have some guilty pleasures.

Radhika Jones, TIME executive editor: My policy is to feel guilty about nothing I read. But I definitely have some nonhighbrow pleasures for summer. I keep a stash of Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse mysteries at the beach, and I usually reread one or two each summer. I try to let enough time pass that I forget who did it.

LG: Thank God! I knew you must have a secret vice. If I looked in your bag right...

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