Just a list of books I’ve read, more for myself than anyone else. Those with a * are recommended. I think our development is affected by the great books we read. I’ve certainly become a product of sorts of some of the books on this page.

* Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

* The Road by Cormac McCarthy

* No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

* Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

* Hannibal by Thomas Harris

Hannibal Rising by Thomas Harris

Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

* Lord of the Flies by William Golding

* Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

* A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

1984 by George Orwell

Lie Down with Lions by Ken Follett

The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy

Without Remorse by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancey

Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clancy

Patriot Games by Tom Clancy

The Fly by

Flowers for Algernon

* Of Mice and Men

* Hawaii by James Michener

* White Fang or The Call of the Wild (both dog stories) by Jack London

Hard Way by Lee Child

Personal by Lee Child

X by Dean Koontz – long time ago read about 10 of his fiction novels, cannot recall which.

* Misery by Steven King

* One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest by Ken Kesey

* The Shining by Steven King

The Martian by Andy Weir

The Hit by David Baldacci

Living with a SEAL by Jesse Itzler

* The Hunger Games books 1 and 2 – Suzanne Collins

* Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

* Born to Run by Christopher McDougall