Weekend Words: Life Changing Books

“When you sell a man a book, you don’t sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue — you sell him a whole new life.”

That’s a rather big statement by writer Christopher Morley. Has a book ever changed your life? Some might site a self-help book or the bible. I remember Doctorow’s Ragtime changing the way I thought about the structure of novels… but that wasn’t really life-changing. Have you experienced a book which had a profound impact on you?

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