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25 Favorite Books

Posted: October 22, 2012 in Uncategorized
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So, Joe Hill listed his top 50 books. I made an attempt to do the same. My list grew slowly and I managed to count 40. So, in the interest of brevity I give you my list of 25.

These books are listed in no particular order as I could never choose one over another as an absolute. My tastes change daily, likewise my favorites.

The Stand – Stephen King
The Talisman – Stephen King & Peter Straub
Lost Souls – Poppy Z. Brite
The Great and Secret Show – Clive Barker
Weaveworld – Clive Barker
1984 – George Orwell
Ishmael – Daniel Quinn
American Gods – Neil Gaiman
Swan Song – Robert R. McCammon
Geek Love – Katherine Dunn
Something Wicked This Way Comes – Ray Bradbury
Ancient Images – Ramsey Campbell
Fortress in the Eye of Time – C.J. Cherryh
Titan – John Varley
Gun, With Occasional Music – Jonathan Lethem
Neuromancer – William Gibson
Strangewood – Christopher Golden
Summer of Night – Dan Simmons
Jitterbug Perfume – Tom Robbins
List of Seven – Mark Frost
Fahrenheit 451 –  Ray Bradbury
Shadows Fall – Simon R. Green
Wild Cards – (edited by) George R.R. Martin
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
Naked Lunch – William S. Burroughs