Books that change your life.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Damummis, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Ok folk, I want to know what book or books have changed your life. Winter is comming and I need to get my book list together.

    I would like to know how and why they have changed your life. Fiction or non-fiction.
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    It's a short read, but "Things I cannot afford" by Bill Gates....
  3. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know about life altering, but reading Dickens often helps me take stock and realize that I've got it pretty darned good... not only for what I have (roof, food, family) but also because of the basic freedoms I have here in my country.


    Edit... the fact that Dickens is a smarty pants helps as well. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2010
  4. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism by Trungpa
  5. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    A Canticle for Liebowitz
    The Martian Chronicles

    Much to gather from both of these...... Once you grok them things look different.
  6. MustLoveHens

    MustLoveHens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 1, 2010
    Albion, Wisconsin
    Try Discord's Apple by Carrie Vaughn. I really enjoyed it and while I can't really say it changed my life, I can say that it gave me a profoud respect for how good we have it in the American of here and now as opposed to the America that "exhists" in this book. While it did have a "religious" aspect is was of the Ancient Greek and artifact type. I found it to be a very good read. Im not sure what catagory it's in but you can check it out on Amazon as far as reviews go to see if it's your cup of tea.

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