Performed in college. Changed me. (to this day Sexton's Rumplestiltskin is one of my favorites/scariest roles I have played) Transformations, by Anne Sexton. One of my favorite books ever, by the awesome and always-stylish Anne Sexton.
Bookcover for Franz Kafkas novella, The Metamorphosis pub. “The Metamorphosis” (Die Verwandlung, also sometimes termed “The Transformation”) tells a tale of a young man Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous.