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Red Storm Rising by Tom ClancyTeam Yankee by Harold Coyle
Best Technothrillers Ever
437 books — 575 voters
Rendezvous Rock by Rickey Bray
Best Books featuring witches
327 books — 598 voters

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. ThompsonRebecca by Daphne du MaurierA Prayer for Owen Meany by John IrvingInkarna by Nerine Dorman
Great First Lines
50 books — 55 voters
The 120 Days of Sodom by Marquis de SadeNaked Lunch by William S. BurroughsThe Haunted House by J.J. Argus
The Most Disturbing Book Ever Written
1,322 books — 4,940 voters

Naked Lunch by William S. BurroughsThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerLord of the Flies by William GoldingA Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy TooleThe Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Terrible Books
130 books — 88 voters
Lolita by Vladimir NabokovPhilosophy in the Boudoir or, The Immoral Mentors by Marquis de SadeJustine by Marquis de SadeStory of O by Pauline RéageVenus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Exploring Taboos
86 books — 115 voters

Saint Sebastian's Head by LeAnn Neal ReillyThe Mermaid's Pendant by LeAnn Neal ReillyRendezvous Rock by Rickey Bray
Best of Little-Known Authors
3,175 books — 3,070 voters
V. by Thomas PynchonThe Things They Carried by Tim O'BrienThe Brothers K by David James Duncan
I Would If I Could
96 books — 33 voters

The Brothers K by David James DuncanHouse of Leaves by Mark Z. DanielewskiEast of Eden by John SteinbeckSaint Sebastian's Head by LeAnn Neal ReillyV. by Thomas Pynchon
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
11,766 books — 56,932 voters
The Brothers K by David James DuncanThe Stolen Child by Keith DonohueThe Tower, The Zoo, and The Tortoise by Julia StuartThe Ornament of the World by Maria Rosa MenocalThe River Why by David James Duncan
Best Unappreciated Books
1,243 books — 2,093 voters

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienAtlas Shrugged by Ayn RandDon Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes SaavedraThe Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
The 800+ page Gorillaz
267 books — 358 voters
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. ThompsonCoyote Blue by Christopher MooreHoney Don't by Tim SandlinA Dirty Job by Christopher MooreCrooked Little Vein by Warren Ellis
Best Dark Humor
403 books — 853 voters

Dracula by Bram StokerThe Woman in White by Wilkie CollinsA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark TwainThe House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel HawthorneSilas Marner by George Eliot
Best Books of the 19th Century
601 books — 3,070 voters
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn RandZen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. PirsigThe Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaNarcissus and Goldmund by Hermann HesseSiddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Best Philosophical Literature
538 books — 1,524 voters

Dracula by Bram StokerThe Exorcist by William Peter BlattyHeart-Shaped Box by Joe HillHouse of Leaves by Mark Z. DanielewskiThe Taking by Dean Koontz
Best Horror Novels
1,126 books — 3,353 voters
Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
The Worst Books of All Time
5,556 books — 15,864 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoEast of Eden by John SteinbeckLolita by Vladimir NabokovA Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
Best Books of the 20th Century
5,707 books — 38,020 voters