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These are some of the authors that have influenced me the most.
Henri Nouwen, A.W. Tozer, C.S. Lewis, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Richard Foster, Francis Schaeffer, Charles Spurgeon, Anselm Grün, Charles Swindoll.

But there are so many more. Sometimes it is just a small book or an article that can a make a big difference in someones life. I am also touched by Billy Graham, Bill Hybels, Mike Yaconelli, Philipp Yancey, Henry Blackaby, some of the old writers like Martin Luther, Thomas a Kempis, Henry Drumond, Frank Laubach, and oh so many more.
Because of the richness and the incredible influence that a book can have and the respect and thankfulness I feel toward the authors, I almost feel compelled to mention them all and thank them. But I cannot do that here because there are just too many.  But in my heart I can do that and who knows maybe some day I may thank them in person.

List of books:

Books that fit with the topic of solitude

Richard Foster: Celebration Of Discipline, Harper Collins
                            Freedom Of Simplicity, Harper Collins

Brother Lawrence
& Frank Laubach: Practicing His Presence, The SeedSowers

A.W.Tozer: The Pursuit Of God, Christian Publications

Henri Nowen: Genesee Diary, Doubleday & Company Inc.

J.Oswald Sanders: Enjoying Intimacy With God, Moody Press

Thomas a Kempis: The Imitation of Christ, Moody Press

Bill Hybels: Too busy not to pray: Slowing down to be with God,
                     InterVarity Press
                    Too busy not to pray Journal, InterVarity Press

Anselm Grün: Heaven begins within you:Wisdom from the Desert Fathers

Benedicta Ward: Sayings Of The Desert Fathers, edited by Benedicta Ward

General Theology:

C.S. Lewis: Mere Christianity, Macmillan Publishing

Francis Schaeffer:The God Who Is There,

Philipp Yancey: The Jesus I Never Knew, Zondervan PublishingHouse
                            Soul Survivor, Hodder & Stoughton
                            What's So Amazing About Grace?,

Eugene Peterson:

J.I. Packer: Knowing God, InterVarsity Press

John Ortberg: If You Want To Walk On Water, You've Got To Get Out Of The
                         Zondervan PublishingHouse
                         The Life You've Always Wanted, Zondervan PublishingHouse