Not Swann's Way, But My Way
The present landscape makes even that of 'Godot' seem bleak.
Goes without saying
I really liked Kerouac
Still a favorite
Carried in my pack, up and down the Pacific Coast, in the late fifties
As a twenty mile a day explorer of the less trodden peaks and canyons of the Sierra Nevada, this was kindling on the fire.
So, this is the real culprit, the book that (from those looking in) ruined my life. For those (me) looking out, caused it to explode into a kaleidoscopic fantasy.
And the others…………not enough bytes in the universe to list.