50 Favorite Cult Books

From Hunter to Ayn, the Telegraph lists books you can 'wear like a leather jacket'
By Wesley Oliver,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 27, 2008 10:53 AM CDT
Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five" made the Telegraph's list of 50 best cult books.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – It’s hard to define the "cult" book, but the Telegraph compiled 50 of the top contenders that “rewire your head.”

  • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe (1968)
  • Baby and Child Care by Dr Benjamin Spock (1946)
  • Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (1922)
  • The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand (1943)
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (1960)

  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller (1961)
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson (1971)
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: an Inquiry into Values by Robert Pirsig (1974)
  • The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger (1951)
  • The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov (1967)
  • On The Road by Jack Kerouac (1957)
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