On My Shelf: Life and Books with Randy Alcorn

Ivan Mesa | September 15, 2015

On My Shelf helps you get to know various writers through a behind-the-scences glimpse into their lives as readers. I corresponded with Randy Alcorn, founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries (EPM) and author of over 40 books, including the forthcoming book Happiness (Tyndale, October 2015).

In this interview we learn what books Alcorn regularly re-reads, what books have profoundly shaped him, his favorite works of fiction, and more.

(1) What's on your nightstand right now?

I don’t keep books on my nightstand, but I have two equivalents: a book table by the living room recliner, and another by my office chair. Here’s what’s on them, besides the Bible:

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