20 Inspiring Books To Change Your Life Forever!


Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.

French TV program, La Grande Librarie asked its viewers to share one book that changed their lives, for the occasion of its station France 5's 20th anniversary. Based on thousands of responses to the poll, here are the top 20 life-changing books (for the French) that were unveiled during a recent broadcast.

Source: http://www.france5.fr/emissions/la-grand...

1. The Stranger – Albert Camus

2. Journey to the End of the Night – Louis-Ferdinand Céline

3. Froth on the Daydream – Boris Vian

4. Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

5. In Search of Lost Time – Marcel Proust

6. The Lost Domain – Alain Fournier

7. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho

8. One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

9. Belle du Seigneur – Albert Cohen

10. The Flowers of Evil – Charles Baudelaire

11. The Plague – Albert Camus

12. Harry Potter – J.K. Rowling

13. 1984 – George Orwell

14. The World According to Garp – John Irving

15. Crime And Punishment – Dostoyevski

16. The Lord Of The Rings – JRR Tolkien

17. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer – Patrick Süskind

18. The Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank

19. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert

20. Les Misérables – Victor Hugo

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