Anna MacDonald’s Ten Favorite Books

Snow Geese by William Fiennes

1. The Snow Geese: A Story of Home by William Fiennes

2. The Rings of Saturn by W. G. Sebald

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Chad Hall’s Top 10 Books

Big Sur by Jack Kerouac

Big Sur by Jack Kerouac

Big Sur by Jack Kerouac

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster

Love is a Dog From Hell by Charles Bukowski

Hip: The History by John Leland

Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust

How Fiction Works by James Wood

Hitch-22: A Memoir by Christopher Hitchens

The Journals of John Cheever

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Kimberly Richardson’s Ten Favorite Books

Justine by Lawrence Durrell

In no particular order:

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

On The Road by Jack Kerouac

Atonement by Ian McEwan

Dune by Frank Herbert

The World According to Garp by John Irving

Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust

Justine by Lawrence Durrell

Imajica by Clive Barker

You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

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Michowel’s Favorite Ten Books

otr-kerouac

1. On the Road by Jack Kerouac

2. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

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Jean-Marie S.’s Ten Favorite Books

The Sun Also Rises

1. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

2. On the Road by Jack Kerouac

3. Vanity of Duluoz by Jack Kerouac

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Strangely B. Stranger’s Ten Favorite Books

The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test

1. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

2. Four Letters of Love by Niall Williams

3. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole(My license plate reads “Dr Nut”!)

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Tariq Bedgood’s Top Ten Favorite Books

tristessa

1. Tristessa by Jack Kerouac

2. The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles

3. Beasts by Joyce Carol Oates

4. Desolation Angels by Kerouac

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Mark Winchester’s Ten Favorite Books

Under the Volcano

1. Under the Volcano by Malcom Lowry

2. The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles

3. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

4. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig

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Denise Raphael’s Top Ten Beat Books List

scratching the beat surface

(in no particular order)

Scratching the Beat Surface: Essays on New Vision from Blake to Kerouac by Michael McClure

Desolation Angels by Jack Kerouac

Points in Time by Paul Bowles

Gasoline by Gregory Corso

Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems by Diane di Prima

Our Thang: Selected Poems, Selected Drawings by Ted Joans & Laura Corsiglia

Teducation by Ted Joans

Of Indigo and Saffron: New and Selected Poems by Michael McClure

The Secret Meaning of Things by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

The Mexican Night: Travel Journal by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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Gary A.’s Ten Favorite Books

steppenwolf

1. Steppenwolf by Herman Hesse

2. The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac

3. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

4. Ask the Dust by John Fante

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