Read  2017

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Top Ten Books of Influence 2016

1. 11/23/63 A Novel, Stephen King

2. Still Alice, Lisa Genova

3. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce

4. Making of a Literary Life, Carolyn See

5. The Art of Memoir, Mary Karr

6. How Bad Writing Destroyed the World, Adam Weiner

7. As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner,

8. Craft A Live You Love, Amy Tangerine

9. A Torch Kept Lit, William Buckley

10 Writing Down the Bones, Natalie Goldberg




Books of Influence            Top Ten 2018

1. Time and Again, An illustrated novel, by Jack Finney

2. Beartown, Fredrik Backman



Books of Influence          Top Ten 2017

1.American Wolf,by Nate Blakeslee

2.Nothing to Envy Ordinary Lives in North Korea

3. Hillibilly Elegy,by J.D. Vance

4. the Heart", by Maylis De Kerangal

5.The Life We Bury, by Allen Eskens

6. When Breath Becomes air, Paul Kalantithi

7. Born A Crime, Trevor Noah

8. the Rosie Project by   Graeme Simsion

9."IT" a Novel by Stephen King

10.Midnight At The Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan