Shaped My Life


I appreciate good writing in any form, but these books changed my worldview.

  • Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition

  • Lord of the Flies

  • A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel

  • Great Expectations (Dover Thrift Editions)

  • A People's History Of The United States (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Modern Classics)

  • Holt McDougal Library, Middle School with Connections: Student Text Where the Red Fern Grows

  • A Wrinkle in Time: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet)

  • Flowers for Algernon

  • From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

  • The Stranger (Vintage International)

  • The Grapes of Wrath

  • The House on Mango Street

  • How We Die: Reflections of Life's Final Chapter, New Edition

  • The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-Universe(s) Report

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Calla Editions)

  • The Hobbit

  • The Color Purple: Tenth Anniversary Edition

  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius