There isn't a book that has changed me, but I have favourites such as 'Pride and Prejudice' which I often re-read.
One of my favourites is 'American Beauty.' Spacey is so good in that.
In researching 'The Luminaries,' I did read quite a lot of 20th-century crime. My favourites out of that were James M. Cain, Dassiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler and Graham Greene and Patricia Highsmith.
I definitely have favourites in terms of albums.
I love thriller writers. My favourites are Harlan Coban, Lee Child, Ian Rankin, Kathy Reichs and Ed McBain.