WRITERS WHO WOULD TOTALLY WIN AT LISTAPP

  1. Wallace Stevens
    "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird"
  2. James Joyce
    The food lists in "Ulysses" would give @gabimoskowitz a run for her money.
  3. Eric Carle
    He would own us. See for instance "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?" and "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"
  4. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    "How Do I Love Thee" (Sonnet 43)
  5. Rick Moody
    The story "Primary Sources," from "The Ring of Brightest Angels Around Heaven," is quintessential ListApp.
  6. Gilbert Sorrentino
    "Mulligan Stew," "Lunar Follies," etc.
  7. Roberto Bolaño
    "Nazi Literature in the Americas"
  8. Rabelais
    "Gargantua and Pantagruel"
  9. Georges Perec
    "Life: A User's Manual"
  10. William Gass
    He named an essay "I've Got a Little List," for Pete's sake.
  11. Nick Hornby
    "High Fidelity": Bringing lists into the mainstream.