37. The Game by Neil Strauss
A sad how-to book that follows a pick-up artist, who probably spends too much time in hot tubs with other pick-up artists. How did this get published?
38. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
Hunter was cool, but this book convinced a generation of alcoholics that they should also write.
39. Julie & Julia by Julie Powell
Proof that not everyone is special.
40. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
Because if you want to dive into the dark fantasy world of liberal-minded geeks, you can just go read the internet.