"Going way back, I did a movie of it too -- a book called Speak. As a young girl, it was fairly emotional for me for fundamentally obvious girlie reasons."
"On the Road got me started reading a lot. It led me to The Stranger. It reminds you that you are, very much, alone."
"East of Eden because it blew my mind that someone could be so many people. It's so universal and all-encompassing. It's a whole world. It blew my head off."
source: usatoday.com via @KstewAngel