From funny fiction and serious science fiction to knitting manuals and alternative art, the books on this list have steered the course of an individual's life, and garnered fanatic attention from a few or few million readers for their quirky and obscure content.
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Imagine writing a 50,000-word novel without using the letter 'e'. That might seem a rather pointless challenge but you can read just such a book - Gadsby by Ernest Vincent Wright, a self-published story from 1939.
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Despite everything that fans of technology will tell you, the 'Google' has existed since 1913 when an English banker wrote and illustrated this beautiful but surreal children's book of verse about colorful creatures in a fantastical land.
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