Books That Changed Your Life

Lifehacker picked up on Kevin Kelly’s book list (one of the lists I wrote about here) and subsequently asked its readership what books changed their lives. The results were duly compiled in The Books That Changed Your Life. The top ten:

  1. The Bible
  2. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
  3. The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
  4. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert M. Pirsig)
  5. Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
  6. The Stranger (Albert Camus)
  7. 1984 (George Orwell)
  8. The Hobbit/Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  9. Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card)
  10. Dune (Frank Herbert)