Book that changed your life:
Land of Green Plums by Herta Müller made me love reading again; a book that follows a group of students in Communist Romania. It’s poetic and political, challenging and filled with beauty.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Stern showed me about being playful with form. It was published in 1759, but still, there’s a torn-out chapter, a blank page, a blackened page, a marbled page that at the time would have been different in every copy. There is a squiggle in the middle of a paragraph to show the way a man waves a stick in the air.
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