Below are some of the books that have influenced me at one time or another. Hopefully, I'll keep reading enough to continually modify this list.

Favorite Books
(Not in any particular order)

The Moviegoer, The Thanatos Syndrom (Walker Pecy)
The Sheltering Sky (Paul Bowles)

Confederacy of Dunces (O'Toole)
All Quiet on the Western Front (Remarque)
All My Friends Are Going to be Strangers (McMurtry)
The Little Prince (Saint-Exupery)
Fahrenheit 451 (Bradbury)
Breakfast of Champions, Piano Player, Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
Catch-22 (Heller)
The Fire Next Time (Baldwin)
Working (Terkel)

To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf, Three Tall Wome (Edward Albee)

Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America (Barry)
Waiting for Godot (Becket)
Barren Lives (Ramos)
The Hobbit (Tolkien)

In Dreams Begin Responsibilities and Other Stories (Delmore Schwartz)

The End of the Road (Barth)

The Botany of Desire (Pollan)