The Book That Changed My Life

Heather McHugh

Heather McHugh pictured with National Book Award Winner, William Gaddis, at the 1994 National Book Awards. Heather McHugh was a Finalist for the 1994 National Book Award for Poetry for Hinge & Sign: Poems, 1968-1993.

Heather McHugh pictured with National Book Award Winner, William Gaddis ,
at the 1994 National Book Awards.

I'm not a good respondent for this question. For me, it would better be framed; "The life that changed my book." (I had books before I had a life.)

So the surprise was the wide world (not the thin volume).

- Heather McHugh