THESE BOOKS RULE

A Listmania! list by Laura Pakora
 
Lolita
1.  Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
The list author says:
  "my #1 love story, always"
$9.95   Used & New from: $3.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (987 customer reviews)

Anna Gaskell
2.  Anna Gaskell by Nancy Spector
The list author says:
  "continuing obsession with the corruption of young girls in pretty dresses, but this one is all pictures"
Used & New from: $9.94
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Kitchen
3.  Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
The list author says:
  "cook the pain away
cook the pain away
bananaaaaaaaaaaa
dead banananananaaaaaaa
everyone you love is dying
cook the pain away"
Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 5: 1947-1955
4.  The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 5: 1947-1955 by AnaÔs Nin
The list author says:
  "smart lady"
$18.76   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Bad Behavior: Stories
5.  Bad Behavior: Stories by Mary Gaitskill
The list author says:
  "continuing obsession with neurotic people in their mid-20s living in new york"
$11.74   Used & New from: $8.04
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

The Favorite Game
6.  The Favorite Game by Leonard Cohen
The list author says:
  "my lubberman"
$11.30   Used & New from: $4.41
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel
7.  The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "japanese people
so suicidal and so cute no matter what they do"
$9.12   Used & New from: $3.26
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (693 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Fashionable Food: Seven Decades of Food Fads
8.  Fashionable Food: Seven Decades of Food Fads by Sylvia Lovegren
The list author says:
  "SOGOODSOGOODILOVEFOODFOODISGOODILIKEFOODFOODISGOOD"
$17.17   Used & New from: $2.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Observatory Mansions: A Novel
9.  Observatory Mansions: A Novel by Edward Carey
The list author says:
  "illustrations rule"
$14.26   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Dead Girls
10.  The Dead Girls by Jorge Ibarguengoitia
The list author says:
  "dead hookers"
Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Sarah: A Novel
11.  Sarah: A Novel by JT LeRoy
The list author says:
  "alive hookers"
Used & New from: $2.50
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (177 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Serpent and the Rainbow: A Harvard Scientist's Astonishing Journey into the Secret Societies of Haitian Voodoo, Zombis, and Magic
12.  The Serpent and the Rainbow: A Harvard Scientist's Astonishing Journey into the Secret Societies of Haitian Voodoo, Zombis, and Magic by Wade Davis
The list author says:
  "undead hookers"
$11.33   Used & New from: $1.38
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
13.  I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence by Amy Sedaris
The list author says:
  "i love you, amy, you're the only one for me"
$12.93   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (351 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Reena Spaulings (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents)
14.  Reena Spaulings (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) by Bernadette Corporation
The list author says:
  "art fck sht
i might only like it because i read it when i was 15

continuing obsession with neurotic people in their mid-20s living in new york"
$14.90   Used & New from: $7.50
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Sirens of Titan: A Novel
15.  The Sirens of Titan: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
$8.61   Used & New from: $3.25
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (534 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Last Exit to Brooklyn (Evergreen Book)
16.  Last Exit to Brooklyn (Evergreen Book) by Hubert Selby Jr.
The list author says:
  "read hubert selby jr's wikipedia and you will understand why he is the only person who gets away with writing in this style
fck jack kerouac"
$10.78   Used & New from: $2.41
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tender Is the Night
17.  Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "this is better than the great gatsby because the wife is cuckoo for cocoapuffs like she was in real life and Dick is a dick like F. Scott was in real life"
$17.68   Used & New from: $0.92
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (383 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Wuthering Heights
18.  Wuthering Heights by Emily BrontŽ
The list author says:
  "sexy but illiterate stable boys are always a good addition to a story"
$11.80   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,041 customer reviews)

Veronica
19.  Veronica by Mary Gaitskill
The list author says:
  "continuing obsession with neurotic people in their mid-20s living in new york"
$13.01   Used & New from: $0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

Because They Wanted to
20.  Because They Wanted to by Mary Gaitskill
The list author says:
  "continuing obsession with neurotic people in their mid-20s living in new york"
Used & New from: $0.70
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The McSweeney's Joke Book of Book Jokes
21.  The McSweeney's Joke Book of Book Jokes by Jonathan Shipley
$10.76   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Whores on the Hill: A Novel
22.  Whores on the Hill: A Novel by Colleen Curran
$13.38   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)