Serious Books

A Listmania! list by Ricky Pooski "cool" (Texas)
The list author says: "These are serious books that you should read."
The Tea Rose: A Novel
1.  The Tea Rose: A Novel by Jennifer Donnelly
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The Oldest Dead White European Males: And Other Reflections On the Classics
2.  The Oldest Dead White European Males: And Other Reflections On the Classics by Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
$16.16   Used & New from: $1.80
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Essays Ancient and Modern
3.  Essays Ancient and Modern by Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
$26.60   Used & New from: $7.12
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Norton Book of Classical Literature
4.  The Norton Book of Classical Literature by Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
$21.91   Used & New from: $0.56
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Odyssey (Penguin Classics)
5.  The Odyssey (Penguin Classics) by Homer
$10.36
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (293 customer reviews)

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The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus
6.  The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus by Robert Fagles
$7.51
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Iliad (Penguin Classics)
7.  The Iliad (Penguin Classics) by Homer
$10.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (510 customer reviews)

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The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus
8.  The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
$7.91   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Arktouros
9.  Arktouros by Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
$226.10   Used & New from: $80.00

The Aeneid (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
10.  The Aeneid (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Robert Fagles
$13.52   Used & New from: $4.88
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Metamorphoses: A New Translation
11.  Metamorphoses: A New Translation by Ovid
$15.85   Used & New from: $3.49
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Slaying the Dragon: Mythmaking in the Biblical Tradition
12.  Slaying the Dragon: Mythmaking in the Biblical Tradition by Bernard Frank Batto
$22.70   Used & New from: $0.23
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Norton anthology of world masterpieces
13.  The Norton anthology of world masterpieces by Maynard Mack
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This Other Eden
14.  This Other Eden by Michael Hemmingson
$11.48   Used & New from: $5.71
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

ZONA NORTE: The Post-Structural Body of Erotic Dancers and Sex Workers in Tijuana, San Diego and Los Angeles: An Auto/ethnography of Desire and Addiction
15.  ZONA NORTE: The Post-Structural Body of Erotic Dancers and Sex Workers in Tijuana, San Diego and Los Angeles: An Auto/ethnography of Desire and Addiction by Michael Hemmingson
$56.04
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

BADASS HORROR
16.  BADASS HORROR by Michael Hemmingson
$11.48   Used & New from: $2.25
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Mammoth Book of Short Erotic Novels
17.  The Mammoth Book of Short Erotic Novels by Michael Hemmingson
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2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Cocktales - Temptation
18.  Cocktales - Temptation by Michael Hemmingson
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My Dream Date (Rape) with Kathy Acker
19.  My Dream Date (Rape) with Kathy Acker by Michael Hemmingson
$10.95   Used & New from: $6.95
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
20.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Ralph Steadman
$8.44   Used & New from: $1.30
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (696 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72
21.  Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. Thompson
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

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The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time
22.  The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time by Hunter S. Thompson
$13.59   Used & New from: $2.29
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

When the Night Comes: A New Joe Cullen Mystery
23.  When the Night Comes: A New Joe Cullen Mystery by Jerry Oster
$3.59
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Nightfall: The Prize-Winning Crime Novel
24.  Nightfall: The Prize-Winning Crime Novel by Jerry Oster
$3.59
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Final Cut
25.  Final Cut by Jerry Oster
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Hamsters (Practical Pet Care)
26.  Hamsters (Practical Pet Care) by Mary Grangeia
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The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder
27.  The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder by Patricia Highsmith
$11.50   Used & New from: $0.54
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Malcolm and The Hamster Lady
28.  Malcolm and The Hamster Lady by Geraldine Ryan-Lush
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Strangers on a Train
29.  Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith
$12.37   Used & New from: $2.81
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

The Talented Mr. Ripley, Ripley Under Ground, Ripley's Game (Everyman's Library)
30.  The Talented Mr. Ripley, Ripley Under Ground, Ripley's Game (Everyman's Library) by Patricia Highsmith
$20.39   Used & New from: $9.55
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (263 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Cry of the Owl (Highsmith, Patricia)
31.  The Cry of the Owl (Highsmith, Patricia) by Patricia Highsmith
$10.81   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Highsmith: A Romance of the 1950's
32.  Highsmith: A Romance of the 1950's by Marijane Meaker
$13.46   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

The 120 Days of Sodom and Other Writings
33.  The 120 Days of Sodom and Other Writings by Marquis Sade
$15.85   Used & New from: $0.90
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy)
34.  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy) by Stieg Larsson
$12.39   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,697 customer reviews) | 56 customer discussions

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