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The HarperCollins 200
Why I Read
Inside The Archives
Why I write: To find out what I think.
T. C. Boyle
I read in the way that I breathe, as a necessity of life.
T. C. Boyle
Caedmon Records and Audiobooks
In 1952, Barbara Cohen and Marianne Roney, a pair of recent college graduates, wrote a letter to Welsh poet Dylan Thomas that contained an unusual business proposal.
The Monkey Wrench Gang
Classic, irreverent novel that helped spark the modern movement of environmental activism.
Essays of E. B. White
Classic collection by one of the greatest essayists of our time, Pulitzer Prize–winning author E. B. White.
Books that influenced me:
Haroun and the Sea of Stories
Collected Poems 1947–1997
Poetry from a chief figure of the Beats that helped catalyze a revolution in contemporary culture.
The book that set a course. At The Book Thing in Baltimore I saw a man persistently searching over the used-book shelves.
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Pulitzer Prize winner; considered one of the classic works of creative nonfiction of the late twentieth century.
1952: Caedmon Audio is founded…
Caedmon Audio, the first company to sell audio versions of works by writers such as Dylan Thomas, e. e. cummings, and Robert Frost, is founded.
The 42nd Parallel
The first volume of the “brilliantly original” (Alfred Kazan) U.S.A. trilogy, a landmark of modernism.
Legendary artist Patti Smith’s critically acclaimed memoir; winner of the National Book Award.
Plath’s landmark poetry collection; includes “Ariel,” “Daddy,” and “Lady Lazarus.”
The Bell Jar
A haunting classic that chronicles the breakdown of a brilliant, talented, successful young woman.