(Updated List:) Flavorwire’s 50 Tough Books for Extreme Readers


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Top 10 Flavorwire’s 50 Tough Books for Extreme Readers

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#1 The Silmarillion
#2 The Canterbury Tales
#3 The Divine Comedy by Dante
#4 Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
#5 Heart of Darkness
#6 A Tale of a Tub
#7 War and Peace
#8 To the Lighthouse
#9 The Sound and the Fury
#10 Naked Lunch, by William S. Burroughs
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Flavorwire’s 50 Tough Books for Extreme Readers

RankItems
#1 The Silmarillion
#2 The Canterbury Tales
#3 The Divine Comedy by Dante
#4 Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
#5 Heart of Darkness
#6 A Tale of a Tub
#7 War and Peace
#8 To the Lighthouse
#9 The Sound and the Fury
#10 Naked Lunch, by William S. Burroughs
#11 Blood Meridian
#12 Finnegans
#13 The Faerie Queene
#14 The Making of Americans (Gertrude Stein)
#15 House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)
#16 Pet Sematary
#17 Infinite Jest
#18 Gravity’s Rainbow
#19 The Year of Magical Thinking
#20 Underworld (Don Delillo)
#21 Trainspotting
#22 The Castle (Franz Kafka)
#23 Tristram Shandy
#24 Geek Love (Katherine Dunn)
#25 Sophie’s Choice
#26 2666
#27 Hopscotch
#28 Battle Royale (Koushun Takami)
#29 Johnny Got His Gun, by Dalton Trumbo
#30 Dhalgren
#31 Out
#32 The Painted Bird
#33 Nightwood
#34 Gulag Archipelago
#35 Clarissa
#36 Wittgenstein’s Mistress
#37 JR
#38 Bad Behavior
#39 Coin Locker Babies
#40 Almanac of the Dead (Leslie Marmon Silko)
#41 The Conservationist
#42 The Tunnel
#43 The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis
#44 In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
#45 Cosmos
#46 The Demon
#47 The Royal Family
#48 The Unfortunates
#49 Alphabetical Africa
#50 Tampa