The BOOKS that gave me many new, exciting lives

Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer

Perfect Storm – Sebastian Junger

Blackhawk Down – Mark Bowden

Lucifer’s Hammer – Larry Niven

The Trials of Pancho Villa – Ben Williams

A Tree Grown in Brooklyn – Betty Williams

The Stand – Stephen King

The Sound and The Fury – William Faulkner

Exodus – Leon Uris

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain

The Fountainhead – Ayn Rand

Power of One – Bryce Courtenay

The Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger

Shogun – James Clavelle

The Amazing Adventures of Cavalier and Clay – Michael Chabon

Lonesome Dove – Larry McMurtry

The Exorcist – William Peter Blatty

Valley of The Dolls – Jacqueline Susann

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

Silence of the Lambs –  Thomas Harris

Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell

Hawaii – James Michener

Don Quixote _ Miguel de Cervantes

Call of the Wild – Jack London

The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

Clan of the Cave Bear – Jean Auel

Unforgivable Blackness: The Jack Johnson Story – Geoffrey C. Ward

Endurance: The Ernest Shackleton Story – Alfred Lansing

The Dirt – Motely Crue

Private Parts – Howard Stern

Undaunted Courage – Stephen Ambrose

Ordeal by Hunger –  George R. Stewart

Helter Skelter – Vincent Buglioso

The Last of the Breed – Louis L’Amour

The Immigrants – Howard Fast

To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee

Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

The Secret – Rhonda Byrne

And if I HAD to pick my single favorite of all time…

Shantaram, by Gregory David Roberts