For the Guardian, he named his top ten books that remind us of our own mortality. One classic on the list:
Death of Embarrassment: Ecce Homo by Friedrich NietzscheRead about the other entries on Baxter's list.
When your books are misunderstood and dismissed as the desperate and nonsensical ramblings of a lunatic, you can attempt to change your ways, become more acceptable, and please the greatest number of people. Or you can plunge yourself deeper into lunacy, write for the future, and call yourself a destiny. Who but a lunatic allows himself to say: "I am not a man. I am dynamite"?