What book changed your life?

Books have the power to turn your thinking and your world around.
(Mandi Wright / AP)

Books can change lives.

Ahead of this year’s Festival of Books, we want to hear from you: What’s a book that changed your life, and how?

It can be the curriculum requirement from high school that first made you love to read. It can be a book of poetry that made you look at things in a whole new way. Or it can be a biography that gave you an entirely new point of view. Even a cookbook that taught you the perfect Thanksgiving turkey recipe – we want to hear about it.

Festival of Books is April 21 and 22 at USC. See the calendar and events lineup here.

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