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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-4  Angel Nokonoko, Nok Nok Denim designer and DJ"The book that has changed the way I see and feel fashion with music is Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone by Marky Ramone. Fashion is the cousin of music. It's about expressing yourself and constantly reinventing yourself, keeping your heart and soul the same. I have a special connection with Mark; we have…

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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-4 Angel Nokonoko, Nok Nok Denim designer and DJ"The book that has changed the way I see and feel fashion with music is Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone by Marky Ramone. Fashion is the cousin of music. It's about expressing yourself and constantly reinventing yourself, keeping your heart and soul the same. I have a special connection with Mark; we have…

28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-22  Laetitia Wajnapel, Mademoiselle Robot blogger"A Transatlantic Love Affair: Letters to Nelson Algren by Simone de Beauvoir — the most beautiful love letters and also a brilliant tale of Parisian life between 1947 and 1964."

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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-22 Laetitia Wajnapel, Mademoiselle Robot blogger"A Transatlantic Love Affair: Letters to Nelson Algren by Simone de Beauvoir — the most beautiful love letters and also a brilliant tale of Parisian life between 1947 and 1964."

Monet Mazur, actress and founder of Les Dreamers Officiel"The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand affected me deeply about the way I viewed my own and others' individualism and the choice we have to not compromise our own artistic and personal vision. It's a very romantic and philosophical book, and Ayn Rand's writing in it is superb."

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Monet Mazur, actress and founder of Les Dreamers Officiel"The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand affected me deeply about the way I viewed my own and others' individualism and the choice we have to not compromise our own artistic and personal vision. It's a very romantic and philosophical book, and Ayn Rand's writing in it is superb."

Dominic Jones, jewellery designer"One of my favourite reads is a short story written by my friend Iphgenia Baal called The Hardy Tree. It's amazing. It's all about Thomas Hardy and his lesser-known career as a structural engineer and how he was in charge of the demolition and building of King's Cross Station. It's this beautiful, semi-fictional story, and it's really quite dark and sinister. It's just a beautiful, beautiful book."

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Dominic Jones, jewellery designer"One of my favourite reads is a short story written by my friend Iphgenia Baal called The Hardy Tree. It's amazing. It's all about Thomas Hardy and his lesser-known career as a structural engineer and how he was in charge of the demolition and building of King's Cross Station. It's this beautiful, semi-fictional story, and it's really quite dark and sinister. It's just a beautiful, beautiful book."

28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-18 Sarah Curran, MBE, managing director of Very Exclusive"A friend recommended Rhonda Byrne's The Secret to me years ago, and it really made me think about things differently. I've always been a 'master of my own destiny' believer, but this book reminds you that self-belief is often the starting point for achieving many things. The power of the mind is a subject…

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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-18 Sarah Curran, MBE, managing director of Very Exclusive"A friend recommended Rhonda Byrne's The Secret to me years ago, and it really made me think about things differently. I've always been a 'master of my own destiny' believer, but this book reminds you that self-belief is often the starting point for achieving many things. The power of the mind is a subject…

28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-2  Gizzi Erskine, celebrity chef and TV personality"Larousse Gastronomique is basically a food encyclopedia. I read it when I was 19, and it made me want to cook."

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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-2 Gizzi Erskine, celebrity chef and TV personality"Larousse Gastronomique is basically a food encyclopedia. I read it when I was 19, and it made me want to cook."

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Anouska Beckwith, photographer and artist"About five years aagogan researching about death and aaout 6 years old. It gave me great anxiety and fear. I came allllbran's The ProphPropllresonated withsomehow it felt very relevant at the time and shortly after I rebook someone cloat comfort to think of her in the afterlife. In our se oretend death wiwe are almost surprised when it does. We eWe and the pursuit of everleverlasting

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Anouska Beckwith, photographer and artist"About five years aagogan researching about death and aaout 6 years old. It gave me great anxiety and fear. I came allllbran's The ProphPropllresonated withsomehow it felt very relevant at the time and shortly after I rebook someone cloat comfort to think of her in the afterlife. In our se oretend death wiwe are almost surprised when it does. We eWe and the pursuit of everleverlasting

Flo Morrissey, singer"No book could change my life, but one that stays close to me every day is Drops of Gold by Emma Curtis Hopkins. It brings inspiration always."

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Flo Morrissey, singer"No book could change my life, but one that stays close to me every day is Drops of Gold by Emma Curtis Hopkins. It brings inspiration always."

28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-26  Peony Lim, digital influencer"Balzac's Cousin Bette is a wonderfully quotable interpretation of family life, vanity, and greed. There are so many parts you want to copy out and remember. It's just beautifully written."

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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-26 Peony Lim, digital influencer"Balzac's Cousin Bette is a wonderfully quotable interpretation of family life, vanity, and greed. There are so many parts you want to copy out and remember. It's just beautifully written."

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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-5  Angela Scanlon, presenter"A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride made me weep. It is really heavy-going; the style of writing is really frantic and raw and almost a bit feral and disturbing and brilliant. It is dark. It made me cry on holidays, and I think anything that makes you feel anything significant is worth talking about."

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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-5 Angela Scanlon, presenter"A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride made me weep. It is really heavy-going; the style of writing is really frantic and raw and almost a bit feral and disturbing and brilliant. It is dark. It made me cry on holidays, and I think anything that makes you feel anything significant is worth talking about."

28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-1  Gemma Arterton, actress"I've reread Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus so many times. I'm dying to make it into a film."

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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-1 Gemma Arterton, actress"I've reread Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus so many times. I'm dying to make it into a film."

28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-15  Brix Smith Start, musician, presenter, and owner of Start-London"My favourite musical biography would have to be Patti Smith's Just Kids. It was really affecting."

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28 London Influencers On The Books That Changed Their Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/most-inspirational-books#slide-15 Brix Smith Start, musician, presenter, and owner of Start-London"My favourite musical biography would have to be Patti Smith's Just Kids. It was really affecting."