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I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf
A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life
Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR
Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad
Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage
A Theatre for Dreamers
How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division
Writing into the Wound: Understanding trauma, truth, and language
The Editor
I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life
How to Write One Song: Loving the Things We Create and How They Love Us Back
Confessions of a Curious Bookseller
The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us Human
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
The Elements of Style
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within
Zen in the Art of Writing
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them
The War of Art: Winning the Inner Creative Battle
The Writing Life
Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself Into Print
Plot & Structure: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Plot That Grips Readers from Start to Finish
The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
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J.D. Salinger
What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though. ...more
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

Madeleine L'Engle
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.
Madeleine L'Engle

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