Cult Fiction

Drug addicts, hustlers, pimps, boozers, suicidal losers ... The authors we’ve collected in the top 10 lists here encompass a wide range of life experiences but one thing is certain – their life and work is about as subtle as a boot stomping on your face. Antonin Artaud said it best: “If there is still one hellish, truly accursed thing in our time, it is our artistic dallying with forms, instead of being like victims burnt at the stake, signaling through the flames.” Enter at your own risk . . . 

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Top 10 Alcohol-Fueled Novels

Top 10 Anti-Heroes in American Literature

Top 10 Banned Books of the 20th Century

Top 10 Best Literary Insults

Top 10 Bizarre Literary Deaths

Top 10 Charles Bukowski Quotes

Top 10 Classic Charles Bukowski Poems

Top 10 Classic Pulp Fiction Covers

Top 10 Cult Fiction Trivia

Top 10 Drug-Fueled Novels

Top 10 Drunk American Writers

Top 10 Ernest Hemingway Quotes on Drinking

Top 10 Existential Novels

Top 10 Factotum Quotes

Top 10 Fight Club Quotes

Top 10 Franz Kafka Quotes

Top 10 Greatest Philosophical Novels Of All Time

Top 10 Ham on Rye Quotes

Top 10 Harry Crews Quotes

Top 10 Hubert Selby, Jr. Quotes

Top 10 Most Depressing Quotes from Orwell's 1984

Top 10 Most Disturbing American Novels

Top 10 Most Existential Plays

Top 10 Most Outrageous Opening Lines in Literature

Top 10 Naked Lunch Quotes

Top 10 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Quotes

Top 10 Post Office Quotes

Top 10 Quotes from On the Road

Top 10 Radical American Thinkers

Top 10 Savagely Insane Quotes from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Top 10 Slaughterhouse-Five Quotes

Top 10 Tropic of Cancer Quotes

Top 10 Under the Volcano Quotes

Top 10 Women Quotes