AbeBooks asked its customers to identify their most depressing reads.
#1 on the list: The Road by Cormac McCarthy (2006).
The Road also appears on Liz Jensen's top 10 list of environmental disaster stories, the Guardian's list of books to change the climate, and David Nicholls' top ten list of literary tear jerkers.
Fans of The Road include Paulette Jiles, Joshua Clark, David Dobbs, Andrew Pyper, Dan Rather, Jim Lehrer, Michael J. Fox, Mark McGurl, and this guy.
Learn about all ten books on most depressing reads list.