Here’s my list, without commentary—I’m just not sure what I can say about these; I guess I feel the list is stronger as a list, without my bungling it by attempting to discuss it.
The Baron in the Trees, by Italo Calvino
Haroun and the Sea of Stories, by Salman Rushdie
Leaf Storm, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Decameron, by Giovanni Boccaccio
The Passion, by Jeanette Winterson
In Watermelon Sugar, by Richard Brautigan
The Grass Harp, by Truman Capote
In the Skin of a Lion, by Michael Ondaatje
Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids, by Kenzaburo Oe
The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway
Molly Gaudry edits Willows Wept Review and Willows Wept Press, co-edits Twelve Stories, and is an associate editor for Keyhole Magazine. Scantily Clad Press published her first e-chapbook of poems, Bloody Floral Sandals, and Publishing Genius Press will publish the first chapter, “Problems of Depiction,” of Mourning Land: A Biomythography as part of its This PDF Chapbook series. Find her HERE.