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High Fidelity (Movie-tie In): A Novel
1.  High Fidelity (Movie-tie In): A Novel by Nick Hornby
The list author says:
  "A masterpiece -- spot on. The first 32 pages alone are worth the price of the book."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (351 customer reviews)

The Losers' Club: Complete Restored Edition!
2.  The Losers' Club: Complete Restored Edition! by Richard Perez
The list author says:
  "Lonesome Bukowski fan collects rejection letters, becomes addicted to personal ads, trips out meeting nutty gals in NYC, loves a gal who won't love him back. So what else is new?..."
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
3.  A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
The list author says:
  "Another masterpiece -- from the greatest American writer since Frederick Exley."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (548 customer reviews)

A Fan's Notes
4.  A Fan's Notes by Frederick Exley
The list author says:
  "Who's Frederick Exley? Just another dead writer. This is his memoir (they used call 'em NOVELS) -- it should've been called: I'm Just A Big Fat F*cking Failure. Awesome book."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

You Shall Know Our Velocity!
5.  You Shall Know Our Velocity! by Dave Eggers
The list author says:
  "Two buddies bounce around the world trying to give away a lotta money. True Americans."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Sideways: A Novel
6.  Sideways: A Novel by Rex Pickett
The list author says:
  "Gotta love Miles, the failed  writer (as if there were any other kind). Pass the pinot!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

A Confederacy of Dunces
7.  A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
The list author says:
  "Why can't the brutal world just leave Ignatius alone, I ask?"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (652 customer reviews)

Lolita
8.  Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
The list author says:
  "Brilliant writing, comic and melancholy at the same time. Of course, all men are perverts at heart. Yeah so."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (381 customer reviews)

A Clockwork Orange
9.  A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
The list author says:
  "Gorgeous use of language. Of course Kubrick made a brilliant adaption of it."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (391 customer reviews)

Catch-22
10.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The list author says:
  "Hilarious and zany and absurd. Monty Python funny. Surrealistically profound."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (635 customer reviews)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
11.  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
The list author says:
  "A non-comformist manual. McMurphy rules!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (281 customer reviews)

On the Road
12.  On the Road by Jack Kerouac
The list author says:
  "Masculinity unbound. Hit the road, Jack!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (495 customer reviews)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
13.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson
The list author says:
  "Vegas, baby. Vegas!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (305 customer reviews)

Trainspotting
14.  Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
The list author says:
  "Oi!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

Fight Club: A Novel
15.  Fight Club: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk
The list author says:
  "Don't talk about Fight Club!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (501 customer reviews)

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Choke
16.  Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
The list author says:
  "Sex and nihilism -- what a combo."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (329 customer reviews)

Survivor: A Novel
17.  Survivor: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk
The list author says:
  "Testing one, two, three...."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (294 customer reviews)

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Basketball Diaries Tie In Edition
18.  Basketball Diaries Tie In Edition by Jim Carroll
The list author says:
  "Too bad about the Leonardo De-Crapio movie."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

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Tropic of Cancer
19.  Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
The list author says:
  "Henry f*cking Miller! There's only one, babe."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)

Post Office
20.  Post Office by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "An account of his one and only long-term straight job -- it was port wine and sweet misery after that."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

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Ham On Rye
21.  Ham On Rye by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Bukowski's boyhood hell."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

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Women
22.  Women by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Buk and his lady pals...friction and more friction."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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Me Talk Pretty One Day
23.  Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
The list author says:
  "A welcome change of pace...great to read as you recover from a hangover."
CDN$ 13.00   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (544 customer reviews)

Naked
24.  Naked by David Sedaris
The list author says:
  "More hangover medicine."
CDN$ 13.00   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (270 customer reviews)

Holidays on Ice: Stories
25.  Holidays on Ice: Stories by David Sedaris
The list author says:
  "Life ain't so bad...just remember to stock up again on the booze."
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