16 Favorite Books of All Time

These are Books or Shorts Stories that I recommend. Not in any special order, and the list will keep growing as new books are loved or old ones are discovered or remembered.
Comments are extremely welcomed.


Le Petit Prince
by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

F. Scott-Fitzgerald's The Great Gatzby
I could not believe a book you had to read in 10th grade could be so much fun.
I have read it two more times after high-school. 

Patrick Süskind's Perfume: Story of a Murderer
Dark, very well written, and it's full of smells.

Anne Rice's The Witching Hour
A multi-generation Novel with mental powers.

Charles Dickens' Great Expectations
Travel in time as you read this masterpiece.


David Lynch's Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity
Lynch explains the development of his ideas - where they come from...
(December 28, 2006)

Bret Easton Ellis's Lunar Park
Wait, what?
Very entertaining.
(August 16, 2005)

William Golding's Lord of the Flies
Serious Adventure turned nightmare.
(September 17, 1954)


Bret Easton Ellis's Glamorama
Sex, drugs, more sex, more drugs. Add some bombs please.
(December 29, 1998)

Wonderland Avenue: Tales of Glamour and Excess
By Danny Sugerman
Is the personal memoir of late author and The Doors' publicist Danny Sugerman (1989)


Sir Hercules
By Aldous Huxley
(Short Story from his first novel Crome Yellow)


John Steinbeck's East of Eden
The book that I have enjoyed the most, have read it twice already, is the multi-generation Epic; East of Eden (1952)

These Shorts are inspired by a passage in the book.



The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice.
by William Shakespeare
circa 1603


Deepak Chopra's  Buddha
This iconic journey changed the world forever
(May 2007)


Isabel Allende's Paula
a memoir by Isabel Allende


Ray Bradbury's Zen in the Art of Writing
Best book I've read, on writing.


This Side of Paradise
F. Scott Fitzgerald




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