37. Flowers For Algernon – it isn’t necessarily dark, but the ideas and thought of the main character are. it’s about a mentally disabled man who undergoes a trial to improve his mental state and – i won’t spoil the ending, but i cried like crazy at the end.
38. John Steinbeck’s The Pearl. Seriously, fuck that novel.
39. For non-fiction: Atrocities: the 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History.
Fiction: Heart of Darkness.