Authors I admire: 

  1. John Barth (Giles Goat-boy)

  2. Cormac McCarthy (Blood Meridian)

  3. Tom Robbins (Another Roadside Attraction)

  4. William Kotzwinkle (The Fan Man)

  5. J.P. Donleavy (The Ginger Man)

  6. Kobo Abe (The Box Man)

  7. Irving Welsh (Trainspotting)

  8. Salmon Rushdie (Midnight's Children)

  9. Charles Bukowski (Stories)

  10. Jerzy Kosinski (The Painted Bird)

  11. Hunter S. Thompson (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)

  12. Christopher Moore (Second Hand Souls)

  13. Johnathon Saffron Foer (Everything Will Be Illuminated)

  14. Kevin Brockmeier (A Brief History of the Dead)

  15. Richard Brautigan (The Hawkline Monster)

  16. Gabriel Garcia Marquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude)

  17. Gunter Brass (The Tin Drum)

  18. Joseph Heller (Catch 22)

  19. Kurt Vonnegut (Slaughterhouse Five)

  20. John Fowles (The Magus)

  21. Thomas Pynchon (The Crying of Lot 49)

  22. Ken Kesey (Sometimes a Great Notion)

  23. Sherman Alexi (Tonto and Lone Ranger)

  24. Donald Barthelme (The Dead Father)

  25. Fred Exley (A Fans Notes)