Books That Have Stayed With Me

Today is apparently Book Lovers Day. To mark it I thought I would reblog this very relevant piece from my second blog, Planet Pasduil . It arose out of a meme in 2014, and it would be great to have a revival of that meme for Book Lovers Day.

You can see many other people’s books lists in the comments to my original post and via this follow up.

If you’re a lover of books and reading you’ll find plenty of other articles about that on Planet Pasduil as well. If you would like to share your own lists, you can do that in comments below,. Or write your own post!

Happy Book Lovers Day!

Planet Pasduil

Apparently there is a meme on Facebook where people are listing the books that have stayed with them in some way. I first heard of this from The Tolkienist because predictably enough Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit make the Top 10 of those mentioned. (The data is pored over in a little more detail over at The Atlantic.)

I’m not much of a one for Facebook, but I am one for books. I think lists of this kind are both fun and illuminating, especially when it comes to seeing what your friends say.

Here’s my stab at identifying which books have stayed with me the most. Unlike the Facebook meme I’m not going to confine myself to fiction because plenty of non-fiction jumps out at me when I think about this.

So, in no particular order…

  • B-Flight by Bruce Carter. You’ve probably never heard of this but…

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