Browsing Tag Richard Brautigan

Trout Fishing In America

I included this book on my list of top ten books that influenced me because it was a quintessential book of the 1960s. It masked its depth of thought with playfulness. Brautigan's style was more free verse poetry than prose. His imagery was poetic, as well. Most of all, it was fun to read and made a good companion to his poetry collections. Next: Another Roadside more...

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Books That Influenced Me The Most

I've read a number of interviews and blog posts in which writers comment upon, or list, books you should read if you want to write. They are interesting, but I wouldn't be so presumptuous to prescribe a reading list for others, particularly a list of books you should read if you want to be a writer. Instead of offering a list of "must read" books, I prefer to list more...

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