Maurice by E.M. ForsterBrokeback Mountain by Annie ProulxThe Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeGiovanni's Room by James BaldwinTales of the City by Armistead Maupin
Best Gay Fiction
227th out of 1,031 books — 1,248 voters
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. PirsigEmma by Jane AustenA Girl Named Disaster by Nancy FarmerThe Tortilla Curtain by T.C. BoyleDies the Fire by S.M. Stirling
Books I couldn't finish
19th out of 27 books — 10 voters

Illuminations by Arthur RimbaudThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Glass Menagerie by Tennessee WilliamsSongs of Innocence and of Experience by William BlakeLittle Women by Louisa May Alcott
Books from "Just Kids" by Patti Smith
11th out of 28 books — 4 voters
Finnegans Wake by James JoyceUlysses by James JoyceGravity's Rainbow by Thomas PynchonAbsalom, Absalom! by William FaulknerPhenomenology of Spirit by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
REALLY, REALLY DIFFICULT BOOKS
123rd out of 183 books — 181 voters

Nightwood by Djuna BarnesThe Art and Thought of Heraclitus by Charles H. KahnWilliam Shakespeare by William ShakespeareInferno by Eileen MylesThe Importance of Being Iceland by Eileen Myles
Samuel R. Delany's literary pillars
98th out of 100 books — 1 voter
Magic America by C.E. MedfordEven Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom RobbinsOn the Road by Jack KerouacThe Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom WolfeA Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
500 Essential Cult Books
84th out of 106 books — 19 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Best Books of the 20th Century
2802nd out of 5,759 books — 38,772 voters

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