Books that changed me

A Listmania! list by "xthexfalloutx"
 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
1.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
The list author says:
  "Weirded me out for a while but a compelling read with laughs and tears"
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Girl, Interrupted
2.  Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
The list author says:
  "Less dramatic than the film but still opens your eyes to the changes in psychotherapy that have taken place in only a few years"
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Sarah
3.  Sarah by J. T. LeRoy
The list author says:
  "A stunning debut, read it in 45 minutes because I couldnt bear to leave him till everything was ok again"
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On the Road
4.  On the Road by Jack Kerouac
The list author says:
  "Maybe not the best of his but my entrance to the scene, interesting."
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The Bell Jar
5.  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "Fascinating but not what I expected, a little too short for a deep reader like me"
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Catch-22
6.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The list author says:
  "Hilarious and non-sensical, the first "classic" I ever read"
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High Fidelity
7.  High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
The list author says:
  "Strange as it may seem this book made me grow up and i know its not great writing but it has meaning to me"
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Out Of The Hitler Time: "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit", "Other Way Round", "Small Person Far Away"
8.  Out Of The Hitler Time: "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit", "Other Way Round", "Small Person Far Away" by Judith Kerr
The list author says:
  "I read em back in the day, 3 separate books, but this saves space. I was a kid and I knew nothing, read these and learnt that I was very lucky but also unfortunate to be without these experiences ."
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The Story Of Tracy Beaker :
9.  The Story Of Tracy Beaker : by Jacqueline Wilson
The list author says:
  "I only ever read the early JW books cos they arent the sort that move up to adulthood with you but my first literary identification came with this book"
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The Shawshank Redemption
10.  The Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "I probably read 30 of his books so I just chose the top one, they let me forget the real world that hurt and delve into a fantasy that hurt others. Perfect"
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Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
11.  Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Again, I read the trilogy seperately as they were published and this was my favourite, good for escapism and reminding me my childhood isnt over yet"
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The Catcher in the Rye
12.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "A coming of age story, I guess it had to be here even though I dont like the writing style because of its meaning and status"
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The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
13.  The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus
The list author says:
  "I wanted 13 books here but this is by no means a list-filler. One of the few books I feel has lived up to its hype. Disturbing and intriguing and strangely familliar"
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