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 5. Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco 6. Leaving Las Vegas by John O’Brien 7. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson 8. […]

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 […]

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 5. Sixty-Seven Poems For Downtrodden Saints by Jack Micheline 6. The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck 7. The Subterraneans by Jack Kerouac 8. White Trash by Jeff […]

Favorite Books List Contributed by Anetra

on the road

1. On the Road by Jack Kerouac 2. Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler 3. Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh 4. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson 5. Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs 6. The Informers by Bret Easton-Ellis 7. Books of Blood, Vols. 1-3 by Clive Barker 8. A Clockwork […]

J. Glassnow’s Top Ten Books List

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

1. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo 2. On the Road by Jack Kerouac 3. Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor 4. A Passage to India by E. M. Forster 5. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad 6. The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac 7. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville 8. The Sheltering Sky by Paul […]

Ten Favorite Books List Contributed by Leah

Desolation Angels

1. Desolation Angels by Jack Kerouac 2. Big Sur by Jack Kerouac 3. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway 4. A Defense Of Poetry by Gabriel Gudding 5. The Complete Poems by Anne Sexton 6. Hamlet by William Shakespeare 7. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 8. Off the Road: My Years with […]

Ten Favorite Books List Contributed by Josechu C.

Artificial Paradises by Charles Baudelaire

1. Artificial Paradises by Charles Baudelaire. In perfect style the author praises the marvelous effects that wine and hash have on him. 2. Stomping the Goyim by Michael Disend. How to be gay, jew and a dealer in the Lower East Side in the 60s. 3. Novel with Cocaine by Ageyev The addiction to sex […]

Bruce Hodder’s Ten Favourite Books

In Watermelon Sugar

1. In Watermelon Sugar – Richard Brautigan 2. Big Sur – Jack Kerouac 3. Desert Solitaire – Edward Abbey 4. Ulysses – James Joyce 5. The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Matsuo Basho 6. The Great Shark Hunt – Hunter S. Thompson 7. Pilgrims of the Wild – Grey Owl 8. Minor Characters: […]

Top Ten Books List Contributed by Ryan

On the Road

1. On the Road by Jack Kerouac 2. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe 3. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger 4. The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson 5. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey 6. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe 7. Tropic of […]

Ten Favorite Books List Contributed by Marti

Sylvia Plath - The Bell Jar

1. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath 2. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck 3. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides 4. Mrs Dalloway by Virgina Woolf 5. Animal Farm by George Orwell 6. Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams by Sylvia Plath 7. Media Control By Noam Chomsky 8. Balzac and the Little Chinese […]