/ Source: TODAY contributor
“I cannot live without books.” So said Thomas Jefferson, and it’s a sentiment many of us share. What better way to ignore the impending doom of the Mayan apocalypse, slated for 12/21/12, than to tuck into an all-absorbing read? Since we love lists nearly as much as books, we asked five best-selling authors for their three picks for going out on a literary high.
James Patterson holds the New York Times best-sellers list record with 63 New York Times best-selling titles. His most recent book, “Merry Christmas, Alex Cross,” is the perfect book for the holidays, but he offers up these alternatives if you’re thinking about the apocalypse and not Christmas.