10 Politically Subversive Novels Veiled in Absurdism

Column by Christopher Shultz January 4, 2017
There are novels that come right out and say what they mean, with varying degrees of heavy-handedness. And then there are novels that make sweeping critiques through gross surrealism and absurdity.

Chainsaw Hands and Fishbowl Hearts: The Ultimate Introduction to Bizarro Fiction

Column by Cameron Pierce July 26, 2013
At this point, you've probably encountered bizarro fiction. Whether you're familiar with the genre or just getting started, here are fourteen bizarro books to shock and surprise you.

Crossing the Rubicon: A Steve Erickson Primer

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
A kick in the pants for the hemhawers, pussyfooters, and the uninitiated. Jump off that cliff!