One of his favorite books of all time, as told to The Daily Beast:
A Confederacy of DuncesRead about the other books on Lewis' list.
by John Kennedy Toole
It describes the peculiar street life of the place I grew up (New Orleans) with the precision of a Flemish painting. One of the few books I dip into every few years to make sure I'm still sane. (If I laugh, I am.) It's also one of the three funniest books I've ever read, along with...
A Confederacy of Dunces also appears on Cracked magazine's list of classic funny novels.
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