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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