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Books I'd take to a deserted island in the middle of nowhere with me to read over and over again


The Bell Jar: Sylvia Plath
What Dreams May Come: Richard Matheson
Lost Souls: Poppy Z. Brite
House of Leaves: Mark Z. Danielewski
The Little Prince: Antione St.Euxpery
Jane Eyre: Charlotte Bronte
Lolita: Vladmir Nabokav
The Virgin Suicides: Jeffrey Eugenides
The Joy Luck Club: Amy Tan
Briar Rose: Jane Yolen
Collected Works of William Shakespeare
Through the Looking Glass: Lewis Caroll
The Hanged Man: Francesca Lia Block
1984: George Orwell
The Handmaid's Tale: Margaret Atwood
The Queen of the Damned: Anne Rice
She's Come Undone: Wally Lamb
Carrie: Stephen King

Non Fiction:

Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath: Anne Stevenson
Prozac Nation: Elizabeth Wurtzel
More, Now, Again: Elizabeth Wurtzel
Wasted: Marya Hornbacher
Naked: David Sedaris
Will There Really Be A Morning?: Frances Farmer
Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women: Elizabeth Wurtzel
Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism and the Future: Various Eds.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Maya Angelou


Collected Works: Sylvia Plath
Collected Poems: Anne Sexton
Leaves of Grass: Walt Whitman
Blood Sugar: Nicole Blackman
The Beat Reader:Various Eds
Howl and Other Poems: Allen Ginsberg