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The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction is a literary history book on cult fiction from the Rough Guides series. First published in 2005, it was edited by Michaela Bushell, Helen Rodiss and Paul Simpson.

List of the 194 cult authors

Kobo Abe, Walter Abish, Kathy Acker, Douglas Adams, Nelson Algren, Richard Allen, Martin Amis, Miguel Angel Asturias, Paul Auster, J. G. Ballard, John Franklin Bardin, John Barth, Donald Barthelme, Georges Bataille, Heinrich Boll, Jorge Luis Borges, Jane Bowles, Paul Bowles, Kay Boyle, Leigh Brackett, Richard Brautigan, Harold Brodkey, Charles Bukowski, Mikhail Bulgakov, William S. Burroughs, James M. Cain, Italo Calvino, Albert Camus, Jim Carroll, Lewis Carroll, Angela Carter, Raymond Carver, Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Raymond Chandler, Arthur C. Clarke, Jean Cocteau, Jonathan Coe, Leonard Cohen, Colette, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Richard Condon, Clarence Cooper Jr, Dennis Cooper, Robert Coover, Julio Cortazar, Douglas Coupland, Harry Crews, James Crumley, Samuel R. Delany, Don DeLillo, Philip K. Dick, Bret Easton Ellis, Harlan Ellison, James Ellroy, John Fante, Ronald Firbank, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jasper Fforde, David Foster, John Fowles, Janet Frame, Jonathan Franzen, William Gaddis, Mary Gaitskill, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jean Genet, William Gibson, Andre Gide, Allen Ginsberg, Nikolai Gogol, Donald Goines, David Goodis, Alasdair Gray, Graham Greene, Zane Grey, Brion Gysin, Dashiell Hammett, Knut Hamsun, John Hawkes, Robert A. Heinlein, Richard Hell, Ernest Hemingway, Carl Hiaasen, Patricia Highsmith, Chester Himes, Russell Hoban, Stewart Home, Michel Houellebecq, Dorothy B. Hughes, Herbert Huncke, Aldous Huxley, Gary Indiana, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Tove Jansson, W. E. Johns, B. S. Johnson, Thom Jones, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Anna Kavan, Weldon Kees, James Kelman, A. L. Kennedy, Jack Kerouac, Gerald Kersh, Ken Kesey, W.P. Kinsella, Danilo Kis, Heinrich von Kleist, Tadeusz Konwicki, Jerzy Kosinski, Jaan Kross, Milan Kundera, Andrey Kurkov, Gavin Lambert, Ursula K. Le Guin, Elmore Leonard, H.P. Lovecraft, Malcolm Lowry, Arthur Machen, Colin MacInnes, Julian Maclaren-Ross, Norman Mailer, Charles McCarry, Carson McCullers, Patrick McGrath, Thomas McGuane, Martin Millar, Yukio Mishima, Mohammed Mrabet, Haruki Murakami, Vladimir Nabokov, Jeff Noon, Patrick O'Brian, Flann O'Brien, Flannery O'Connor, George Orwell, Chuck Palahniuk, Mervyn Peake, Victor Pelevin, Georges Perec, Marge Piercy, Sylvia Plath, Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Price, Marcel Proust, Phillip Pullman, Thomas Pynchon, Raymond Queneau, Ann Quin, Raymond Radiguet, Derek Raymond, Ishmael Reed, Luke Rhinehart, Jean Rhys, Anne Rice, Arthur Rimbaud, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Tom Robbins, Joseph Roth, Juan Rulfo, Damon Runyon, Marquis de Sade, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, J.D. Salinger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Dorothy Sayers, Delmore Schwartz, Leonardo Sciascia, Hubert Selby Jr, Will Self, Iain Sinclair, Iceberg Slim, Gertrude Stein, Adalbert Stifter, D. M. Thomas, Hunter S. Thompson, Jim Thompson, J.R.R. Tolkien, B. Traven, Alexander Trocchi, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Jules Verne, Kurt Vonnegut, David Foster Wallace, Irvine Welsh, Nathanael West, Oscar Wilde, Charles Willeford, Robert Anton Wilson, Cornell Woolrich, Richard Wright, Rudolph Wurlitzer, Richard Yates.

Isolation ward

Authors that did not make the list of cult authors, but are list with one work, 67 books which "have won enough acclaim, abuse or affection to earn them - but not necessarily their authors - cult status".

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