Table of contents for The book that changed my life : 71 remarkable writers celebrate the books that matter most to them / edited by Roxanne Coady and Joy Johannessen.

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Acknowledgments TK							00
Introduction, Roxanne Coady TK						00
Dorothy Allison on Toni Morrison¿s The Bluest Eye					 1
Kate Atkinson on Robert Coover¿s Pricksongs and Descants			00
James Atlas on Gwendolyn Brooks¿s Selected Poems				00
Robert Ballard on Joseph Campbell¿s The Power of Myth				00
Gina Barreca on Jean Kerr¿s The Snake Has All the Lines				00
Nicholas A. Basbanes on the Works of Shakespeare					00
Graeme Base on J. R. R. Tolkien¿s The Lord of the Rings				00
Jeff Benedict on The Little Engine That Could					00
Elizabeth Berg on J. D. Salinger¿s The Catcher in the Rye				00
Amy Bloom on The Most of P. G. Wodehouse					00	
Harold Bloom on John Crowley¿s Little, Big						00
Lary Bloom on John Hersey¿s Hiroshima						00
Chris Bohjalian on Joyce Carol Oates¿s Expensive People and More		00
Steven Brill on Theodore H. White¿s The Making of the President, 1960		00
Benjamin Cheever on Ernest Becker¿s The Denial of Death				00
Da Chen on Alexandre Dumas¿ The Count of Monte Cristo				00
Harriet Scott Chessman on Gertrude Stein¿s Ida					00
Brother Christopher on Thomas Merton¿s The Seven Storey Mountain		00
Carol Higgins Clark on Mary Higgins Clark¿s A Stranger Is Watching		00
Billy Collins on Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings¿ The Yearling 
and Vladimir Nabokov¿s Lolita						00
Claire Cook on the Nancy Drew Mysteries						00
Caroline B. Cooney on Caesar¿s Gallic Wars					00
Patricia Cornwell on Harriet Beecher Stowe¿s Uncle Tom¿s Cabin			00
Maureen Corrigan on Charles Dickens¿ David Copperfield				00
Nelson DeMille on Ayn Rand¿s Atlas Shrugged and More				00
Tomie dePaola on Sigrid Undset¿s Kristin Lavransdatter				00
Anita Diamant on Virginia Woolf¿s A Room of One¿s Own				00
Dominick Dunne on Anthony Trollope¿s The Way We Live Now			00
Carlos Eire on Thomas à Kempis¿s The Imitation of Christ				00
Linda Fairstein on Arthur Conan Doyle¿s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes	00
Doris Kearns Goodwin on Barbara W. Tuchman¿s The Guns of August		00
Linda Greenlaw on Sebastian Junger¿s The Perfect Storm				00
David Halberstam on Cecil Woodham-Smith¿s The Reason Why			00
Alice Hoffman on J. D. Salinger¿s The Catcher in the Rye				00
Sebastian Junger on Dee Brown¿s Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee		00
Tracy Kidder on Ernest Hemingway¿s Collected Stories				00
Robert Kurson on Ernest Becker¿s The Denial of Death				00
Wally Lamb on Harper Lee¿s To Kill a Mockingbird				00
Anne Lamott on Ram Dass¿s The Only Dance There Is and More			00
Barbara Leaming on Sigmund Freud¿s The Interpretation of Dreams		00
Senator Joe Lieberman on the Bible							00	
Margot Livesey on Charolotte Brontë¿s Jane Eyre					00
Senator John McCain on Ernest Hemingway¿s For Whom the Bell Tolls		00
Frank McCourt on Shakespeare¿s Henry VIII					00
Faith Middleton on F. Scott Fitzgerald¿s The Great Gatsby				00
Jacquelyn Mitchard on Betty Smith¿s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn			00
Leigh Montville on Ed McBain¿s 87th Precinct Series				00
Sara Nelson on Herman Wouk¿s Marjorie Morningstar
and Susan Isaacs¿ Compromising Positions					00
Sherwin B. Nuland on William Lewis Nida¿s Ab the Cave Man			00
Laura Numeroff on Kay Thompson¿s Eloise						00
Stewart O¿Nan on William Maxwell¿s So Long, See You Tomorrow			00
Jacques Pépin on Albert Camus¿ The Myth of Sisyphus				00
Anne Perry on G. K. Chesterton¿s The Man Who Was Thursday			00
Jack Prelutsky on Robert Louis Stevenson¿s A Child¿s Garden of Verses 
and More									00
Ian Rankin on Anthony Burgess¿s A Clockwork Orange				00
Richard Rhodes on Albert Schweitzer¿s Out of My Life and Thought 
and Hugh Lofting¿s Doctor Dolittle Series					00
Frank Rich on Moss Hart¿s Act One							00
SARK on Maya Angelou¿s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings			00
Lisa Scottoline on Frank McCourt¿s Angela¿s Ashes				00
Bernie S. Siegel on William Saroyan¿s The Human Comedy				00
Liz Smith on Christopher Morley¿s Kitty Foyle 
and Guy Endore¿s Voltaire! Voltaire!					00
Edward Sorel on Stendhal¿s The Red and the Black					00
Jane Stern on John Barth¿s The End of the Road					00
Michael Stern on the Sears Catalogue						00
Alexandra Stoddard on Rainer Maria Rilke¿s Letters to a Young Poet		00
Paco Underhill on C. S. Forester¿s Horatio Hornblower Series			00
Susan Vreeland on Harper Lee¿s To Kill a Mockingbird				00
Kate Walbert on E. B. White¿s Charlotte¿s Web					00
Katharine Weber on Steven Millhauser¿s Edwin Mullhouse				00
Jacqueline Winspear on F. Scott Fitzgerald¿s The Great Gatsby			00
The Books That Changed Their Lives: 
A Reading List of the Books Selected by the Contributors		00
Roxanne¿s Very Opinionated Reading List					00
Joy¿s Very Opinionated Reading List						00
Acknowledgments

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Authors, American -- 20th century -- Books and reading.
Authorship.