Which book had possibly the biggest impact on publishing in the last decade?
The answer I have in mind might surprise you. It’s not a novel that was lauded by literary critics. It’s not a book that addressed the most pressing issues of our time.
Glenn Damato's sailing memoir, Breaking Seas, sold over 20,000 copies in a little over two years. This memoir tells the story about an overweight, middle-aged software instructor who, dissatisfied with his humdrum life, quits his job and embarks on a sailing adventure around the world, a journey for which he is terribly unprepared.