The Book That Changed My Life is a collection of stories from people all over Scotland about the books that have made an impact on their lives.
The stories were collected by Scottish Book Trust as past of a project to inspire people to talk about books. This selection showcases the most inspirational, touching and interesting of these including stories by Alan Bissett, Brian Cox, Janice Galloway, A.L. Kennedy, Kenny Logan, Ewan Morrison, Michael Rosen and Alexander McCall Smith. Find out how books such as Lassie or A Clockwork Orange or even 101 Essential Golf Tips have transformed lives.
The stories contained within this book will inspire you to look at books differently, to read a book you never thought you'd like and to share your reading experiences with other readers. Who knows, one of these books might just change your life too...
Authors of the stories come from all over Scotland and represent a wide mix of gender, age and cultures. Celebrity contributors include Alexander McCall Smith, writer of the Number One Ladies Detective Agency series; award winning film and stage actor Brain Cox, Michael Rosen, who was Children's Poet Laureate from 2007 to 2009, and writer Janice Galloway, whose latest book was This is Not About Me.