Into the Wild

 

Recommended by Takamaru Hirano

About the Story
Christopher Johnson McCandless was born into a wealthy family. Although his future seemed to be set, he abandoned everything he had and headed into the wilderness. This book is based on a true story and will make you rethink what it is to be alive in the modern world. This book was turned into a movie in 2007, directed by Sean Penn.

About Takamaru Hirano
He has been working at Kinokuniya Bookstore since 2007, and is now working as a Regional Manager of South California. If you don't see him in stores, then that might mean he's abandoned everything and headed to Alaska.