An alternative 70

  1. Big Sur – Jack Kerouac
  2. Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran-Foer
  3. American Tabloid – James Ellroy
  4. The Rum Diary – Hunter S Thompson
  5. Fiesta – Ernest Hemingway
  6. You Shall Know Our Velocity – David Eggers
  7. High Rise – J G Ballard
  8. Brighton Rock – Graham Greene
  9. Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak
  10. Homelands – Sam Lipsyte
  11. Hey! Nostradamus – Douglas Coupland
  12. The Crow Road – Ian Banks
  13. Libra – Don Delillo
  14. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
  15. Junky – William Burroughs
  16. Last Exit to Brooklyn – Hubert Selby Jr
  17. Down and Out In Paris and London – George Orwell
  18. Iron in the Blood – Jean Paul Sartre
  19. The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov
  20. The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul – Douglas Adams
  21. All Tomorrow’s Parties – William Gibson
  22. Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman
  23. Howl – Allen Ginsburg
  24. American Psycho – Brett Easton-Ellis
  25. Atomised – Michel Houbellecq
  26. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey
  27. The Naked and the Dead – Norman Mailer
  28. American Pastoral  – Philip Roth
  29. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning – Alan Sillitoe
  30. Blood Meridian – Cormac McCarthy
  31. Pigtopia – Kitty Fitzgerald
  32. The Sorrows of Young Werther – Johann Goethe
  33. The Secret Agent – Joseph Conrad
  34. Bright Lights, Big City – Jay McInerney
  35. The Outsider – Andre Gide
  36. Dead Kid Songs – Toby Litt
  37. Popular Music – Mikael Niemi
  38. Kensington Gardens – Rodrigo Fresan
  39. The Lonely Londoners – Sam Selvon
  40. Not Now Bernard-  David McKee
  41. Memoirs of a Fox Hunting Man  – Siegrfried Sassoon
  42. To the Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf
  43. Seize the Day – Saul Bellow
  44. The Buddha of Suburbia – Hanif Kureishi
  45. August 1914 – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  46. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
  47. Danny, Champion of the World – Roald Dahl
  48. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay – Michael Chabon
  49. The Contortionists’ Handbook – Craig Clevenger
  50. Dubliners – James Joyce
  51. Slaughterhouse 5 – Kurt Vonnegut
  52. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
  53. Love On the Dole – Walter Greenwood
  54. Whiskey Galore – Compton MacKenzie
  55. Couples – John Updike
  56. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K Dick
  57. A Star Called Henry – Roddy Doyle
  58. The Rotters’ Club – Jonathan Coe
  59. The Outsider – Alfred Camus
  60. The Postman Always Rings Twice – James M Cain
  61. The Thin Red Line – James Jones
  62. One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  63. The Joke – Milan Kundera
  64. School’s Out – Christian Defosse
  65. Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
  66. The Man With the Golden Arm – Nelson Algren
  67. The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler
  68. The Inner Circle – T C Boyle
  69. Tender is the Night – F Scott Fitzgerald
  70. Catcher in the Rye – J D Salinger
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