What’s the edgiest book you’ve ever read?
Compiling Patrick OShaughnessy's tweet replies
I’m trying to be helpful and listing books that people found edgy, sort them into categories and provide links to them.
Inspired by Patrick OShaughnessy's tweet: What’s the edgiest book you’ve ever read?
Note: Patrick said “Interpret edgy however you want”
Self-Improvement / Philosophy / Psychology
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson
Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia by Gilles Deleuze , Felix Guattari
Private Truths, Public Lies: The Social Consequences of Preference Falsification by Timur Kuran
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M Pirsig
Classic Literature & Fiction
Maths, Markets & Investing
Statistical Consequences of Fat Tails: Real World Preasymptotics, Epistemology, and Applications by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Stocks for the Long Run: The Definitive Guide to Financial Market Returns & Long-Term Investment Strategies by Jeremy Siegel
Treks into Intuitive Geometry: The World of Polygons and Polyhedra by Jin Akiyama and Kiyoko Matsunaga
Science and Tech
Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying by Derek Humphry
History of Sexuality: The Use of Pleasure by Michel Foucault
The Basketball Diaries: The Classic About Growing Up Hip on New York's Mean Streets by Jim Carroll
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