The Books That Changed My Life: Reflections by 100 Authors, Actors, Musicians, and Other Remarkable People (Hardcover)
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One hundred of today's most prominent literary and cultural icons talk about the books that hold a special place in their hearts--that made them who they are today. Leading authors, politicians, CEOs, actors, and other notables share the books that changed their life, why they love them, and their passion with readers everywhere. Regan Arts has teamed up with the literary charity 826National, which will receive a portion of the book's proceeds to provide students ages 6-18 with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills. Contributors include Al Roker, Carl Hiaasen, Dave Eggers, Emma Straub, Eric Idle, Fay Weldon, Fran Lebowitz, Gillian Flynn, Gregory Maguire, Jeff Kinney, Jim Shepard, Laura Lippmann, Lev Grossman, Liev Schreiber, Margaret Atwood, Mayim Bialik, Nelson DeMille, Rosanne Cash, Susan Orlean, Tim Gunn, and Tommy Hilfiger, among others.
About the Author
Bethanne Patrick is the author of An Uncommon History of Common Things (with John Thompson) and An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy. She is a contributing editor at The Literary Hub. Her essays, reviews, and interviews appear in publications including The Washington Post, Virginia Quarterly Review, O the Oprah Magazine, The Mid.com, and many more. In 2009, she created the #FridayReads hashtag, which continues to attract thousands of readers around the world.