45 Books Recommended by Chuck Klosterman


Charles John “Chuck” Klosterman is an American author and essayist who has written books and essays focused on American popular culture.

1. A Fan’s Notes: A Fictional Memoir by Frederick Exley


2. A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments by David Foster Wallace


3. America’s Game: The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured a Nation by Michael MacCambridge


4. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis


5. Animal Farm by George Orwell


6. Atlas Shrugged (Centennial Edition) by Ayn Rand


7. Black Boy (American Hunger) : A Record of Childhood and Youth by Richard Wright


8. Black Planet : Facing Race During an NBA Season by David Shields


9. Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney


10. Et Tu, Babe by Mark Leyner


11. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk


12. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott


13. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis


14. Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television by Jerry Mander


15. Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds by Harold Bloom


16. Grapefruit: A Book of Instructions and Drawings by Yoko Ono by Yoko Ono


17. Jernigan by David Gates


18. Loose Balls: The Short, Wild Life of the American Basketball Association by Terry Pluto


19. Marshall McLuhan: You Know Nothing of My Work! by Douglas Coupland


20. Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis


21. Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Rick Perlstein


22. Revolution In the Head: The Beatles’ Records and the Sixties (Third Edition) by Ian Macdonald


23. Teenage Wasteland: Suburbia’s Dead End Kids by Donna Gaines


24. The Age of American Unreason (Revised & Updated) by Susan Jacoby


25. The Archaic Revival: Speculations on Psychedelic Mushrooms, the Amazon, Virtual Reality, UFOs, Evolution, Shamanism, the Rebirth of the Goddess, and the End of History by Terence McKenna


26. The Boys on the Bus by Timothy Crouse


27. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen


28. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson


29. The Disappointment Artist and Other Essays by Jonathan Lethem


30. The Fifties by David Halberstam


31. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald


32. The Imperfectionists: A Novel by Tom Rachman


33. The Interrogative Mood: A Novel? by Padgett Powell


34. The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm


35. The Long Hard Road Out of Hell by Marilyn Manson


36. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright


37. The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth by Paul Hoffman


38. The Murderer Next Door: Why the Mind is Designed to Kill by David M. Buss


39. The Time Machine (Bantam Classics) by H.G. Wells


40. The Trial (The Definitive Edition) by Franz Kafka


41. Them: Adventures with Extremists by Jon Ronson


42. Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut


43. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer


44. Where I’m Calling From by Raymond Carver


45. World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks


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45 Books Recommended by Chuck Klosterman


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