Tuesday, October 27, 2015

How a Book Can Change Your Life

Off the Shelf
By Jonathan Karp    |   Monday, October 26, 2015
The World According to Garp was published in 1978, my freshman year at a high school not unlike the one attended by John Irving’s title character, T.S. Garp. I don’t remember which year I read it, but it was the summer, and I finished it late at night, in the corner of the couch in our living room, in tears. I had lived a lifetime through generations of Garps and I did not want to leave them. READ MORE

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