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25 books about the 1960s.

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The Rachel Papers (Vintage Blue)
The Rachel Papers (Vintage Blue)
"UK fiction. A student plays his part in the sexual revolution."
The Long Firm (Sceptre 21's)
The Long Firm (Sceptre 21's)
"UK fiction. London's underworld in the era of the Krays."
A Clockwork Orange (Penguin Modern Classics)
A Clockwork Orange (Penguin Modern Classics)
"UK fiction. Published 1962. Violent dystopia set in the near future."
Hideous Kinky
Hideous Kinky
"UK fiction. Young mother takes her two daughters to Morocco in search of enlightenment."
The Happiest Days
The Happiest Days
"UK fiction. Comic novel about growing up in the 1960s."
The Female Eunuch (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
The Female Eunuch (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
"UK nonfiction.The defining document of 60s/70s feminism."
The Pendulum Years: Britain in the Sixties
The Pendulum Years: Britain in the Sixties
"UK nonfiction. A great journalist dissects 1960s Britain."
The Sixties (Big Ideas)
The Sixties (Big Ideas)
"UK nonfiction. A look back on the era by one who was young at the time."
White Heat: A  History of Britain in the Swinging Sixties 1964-1970
White Heat: A History of Britain in the Swinging Sixties 1964-1970
"UK nonfiction. Huge and evocative account of Britain when it was cool to be British.."
The Dice Man
The Dice Man
"US fiction. Disillusionment and anarchy at the end of the decade."
Myra Breckinridge
Myra Breckinridge
"US fiction. Minority sexuality unleashed."
Portnoy's Complaint (Vintage Blue)
Portnoy's Complaint (Vintage Blue)
"US fiction. A  young Jewish man flounders in the permissive society."
Them (Modern Library)
Them (Modern Library)
"US fiction. Family drama. The 1960s shorn of illusion."
The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees
"US fiction. A teenage white girl in America's racially divided south."
The Drifters
The Drifters
"US fiction. Six young people of the sixties, adrift in the world."
The Crying Of Lot 49
The Crying Of Lot 49
"US fiction. In part a satire of Californian hippiedom."
The Other Side of Haight
The Other Side of Haight
"US fiction. Haight Ashbury counterculture in the 1960s."
Another Roadside Attraction
Another Roadside Attraction
"US fiction. Iconic novel of the children of the sixties."
Play It as It Lays
Play It as It Lays
"US fiction. Beady-eyed look at America in the late sixties."
The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel / the Novel as History
The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel / the Novel as History
"US nonfiction novel. Mailer's account of an anti-Vietnam war rally in 1967."
The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test
The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test
"US nonfiction novel. A tale of the psychedelic sixties."
Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
"US nonfiction. Sixties counterculture gone bad with the Manson family."
The Girl I Left Behind: A Narrative History of the Sixties
The Girl I Left Behind: A Narrative History of the Sixties
"US nonfiction. Feminist take on the sixties by one at the heart of events."
Slouching Towards Bethlehem (FSG Classics)
Slouching Towards Bethlehem (FSG Classics)
"US nonfiction. Essays offering a downbeat take on Haight Ashbury counterculture."
Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina
Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina
"US nonfiction. Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and others in the early sixties."