Once I was in the gallery of the House Chamber, I was overwhelmed with the history of this place and space. During this powerful moment, I had an epiphany about the people before us who had gone through the difficulties and hardships in this land of America.
It was immediately clear that while certain authors, photographers and artists are truly stars, some publishers have a vision and a passion as strong as any creator. Sometimes, you can recognize their books a mile away.
When I got my MA in English Lit I had to read more than 100 great works. I was 22, and didn't have much of an idea about the great themes or historical context. I was overwhelmed and pretty clueless. But the following books changed my life