12 Books That Changed My Life // From The Happiness of Pursuit and The Art of Asking, to His Dark Materials, and The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Fiction and non-fiction of every kind, books have shaped my life from the moment I could read. I'm sharing you my top 12 in the hopes that maybe one of these books can become a part of your story, too. xx
Our slogan at Haymarket Books is "Books for Changing the World." But books alone can't change the world; ideas become a material force only through the people who organize and fight for change. In a sense our entire catalog is made up of "books to stop Trump and the grotesque system that spawned him;" we publish books of radical politics, theory, and history intended to arm those looking to understand the world in order to change it. In that spirit, we've put together this short list for a...
For more must-read books, check out 40 Classic Books You Should Have Read in School. And if you still want more titles to pile on your "bucket list" to read, follow Banned Books Awareness Week with a list of our favorite banned and controversial books. So much to read, so little time. Which book will you read first?