Experimental Fiction Titles

An Open List of the Types of Books Targeted by the Experimental Fiction group

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  • Beyond the Curve — Abe Kobo
  • The Face of Another — Abe Kobo
  • The Woman In the Dunes — Abe Kobo
  • Kangaroo Notebook — Abe Kobo
  • The Ark Sakura — Abe Kobo
  • The Box Man — Abe Kobo
  • The Ruined Map — Abe Kobo
  • Secret Rendezvous — Abe Kobo
  • Bodies of Work — Kathy Acker
  • Euridice In the Underworld — Kathy Acker
  • Empire of the Senseless — Kathy Acker
  • In Memoriam to Identity — Kathy Acker
  • My Mother: Demonology — Kathy Acker
  • Pussy, King of the Pirates — Kathy Acker
  • Rip-off Red, Girl Detective — Kathy Acker
  • Hannibal Lecter, My Father — Kathy Acker
  • Pussycat Fever — Kathy Acker
  • The Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula by The Black Tarantula — Kathy Acker
  • I Dreamt I Was a Nymphomaniac: Imagining — Kathy Acker
  • Blood and Guts in High School — Kathy Acker
  • The Portrait of Toulouse Lautrec by Henri Toulouse Lautrec — Kathy Acker
  • Great Expectations — Kathy Acker
  • Don Quixote — Kathy Acker
  • Florida — Kathy Acker
  • Kathy Goes to Haiti — Kathy Acker
  • My Death My Life by Pier Paolo Pasolini — Kathy Acker
  • Fugue XXIX — Forrest Aguirre
  • Timbuktu — Paul Auster
  • City of Glass — Paul Auster
  • Ghosts — Paul Auster
  • The Locked Room — Paul Auster
  • Slaughtermatic — Steve Aylett
  • Toxicology — Steve Aylett
  • The Crime Studio — Steve Aylett
  • Only an Aliigator — Steve Aylett
  • Lint — Steve Aylett
  • Velocity Gospel — Steve Aylett
  • Dummyland — Steve Aylett
  • Karloff’s Circus — Steve Aylett
  • And Your Point Is? — Steve Aylett
  • Crash – J. G. Ballard
  • Hell – Henri Barbusse
  • The Sot-Weed Factor — John Barth
  • Chimera — John Barth
  • The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor — John Barth
  • Sabbatical — John Barth
  • Giles Goat-Boy — John Barth
  • Once Upon a Time — John Barth
  • Coming Soon!!! — John Barth
  • Letters — John Barth
  • 60 Stories — Donald Barthelme
  • 40 Stories — Donald Barthelme
  • Snow White — Donald Barthelme
  • The Dead Father — Donald Barthelme
  • Story of the Eye — Georges Bataille
  • Blue of Noon — Georges Bataille
  • L’Abbe C — Georges Bataille
  • Meat Puppet Cabaret — Steve Beard
  • Murphy — Samuel Beckett
  • Molloy — Samuel Beckett
  • Malone Dies — Samuel Beckett
  • The Unnamable — Samuel Beckett
  • Endgame — Samuel Beckett
  • Waiting for Godot — Samuel Beckett
  • Watt — Samuel Beckett
  • The Letters of Mina Harker – Dodie Bellamy
  • Concrete — Thomas Bernhard
  • Correction — Thomas Bernhard
  • Gargoyles — Thomas Bernhard
  • Wittgenstein’s Nephew — Thomas Bernhard
  • Frost — Thomas Bernhard
  • The Savage Detectives – Roberto Bolaño
  • Nazi Literature in the Americas – Roberto Bolaño
  • The Aleph — Jorge Luis Borges
  • Labyrinths — Jorge Luis Borges
  • Ficciones — Jorge Luis Borges
  • The Zombie Survival Guide — Max Brooks
  • World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War — Max Brooks
  • Unexplained Presence — Tisa Bryant
  • Post Office — Charles Bukowski
  • Notes of a Dirty Old Man — Charles Bukowski
  • Hollywood — Charles Bukowski
  • The Captain Is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship — Charles Bukowski
  • South of No North — Charles Bukowski
  • Pulp — Charles Bukowski
  • Ham on Rye — Charles Bukowski
  • The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov
  • Sonny — Mary Burger
  • Cities of the Red Night — William S. Burroughs
  • The Place of Dead Roads — William S. Burroughs
  • The Western Lands — William S. Burroughs
  • Naked Lunch — William S. Burroughs
  • Ghost of Chance — William S. Burroughs
  • Junk — William S. Burroughs
  • Queer — William S. Burroughs
  • Exterminator! — William S. Burroughs
  • The Ticket That Exploded — William S. Burroughs
  • The Soft Machine — William S. Burroughs
  • Nova Express — William S. Burroughs
  • The Wild Boys — William S. Burroughs
  • Mobile – Michel Butor
  • Degrés – Michel Butor
  • Difficult Loves — Italo Calvino
  • The Non-Existent Knight — Italo Calvino
  • The Cloven Viscount — Italo Calvino
  • Cosmicomics — Italo Calvino
  • Under the Jaguar Sun — Italo Calvino
  • If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler — Italo Calvino
  • Mr. Palomar — Italo Calvino
  • The Road to Giovanni — Italo Calvino
  • The Path to the Spiders’ Nests — Italo Calvino
  • Invisible Cities — Italo Calvino
  • Burning Your Boats — Angela Carter
  • Wise Children — Angela Carter
  • Nights at the Circus — Angela Carter
  • The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman — Angela Carter
  • Sleeping Beauty & Other Favourite Fairy Tales — Angela Carter
  • The Magic Toyshop — Angela Carter
  • The Bloody Chamber — Angela Carter
  • Nights at the Circus — Angela Carter
  • The Invention of Morel — Adolfo Bioy Casares
  • Journey to the End of Night – Louis-Ferdinand Celine
  • Moravagine — Blaise Cendrars
  • God, Jr. — Dennis Cooper
  • The George Mills Cycle — Dennis Cooper
  • Spanking the Maid — Robert Coover
  • Pricksongs & Descants — Robert Coover
  • Briar Rose — Robert Coover
  • Universal Baseball Association, Inc. J. Henry Waugh, Prop. — Robert Coover
  • Pinocchio In Venice — Robert Coover
  • Gerald’s Party — Robert Coover
  • Lucky Pierre — Robert Coover
  • Hopscotch — Julio Cortazar
  • 62: A Model Kit — Julio Cortazar
  • The Winners — Julio Cortazar
  • Blow-up and Other Stories — Julio Cortazar
  • Cronopios and Famas — Julio Cortazar
  • All Fires the Fire and Other Stories — Julio Cortazar
  • Mobius Dick – Andrew Crumley
  • Only Revolutions – Mark Z. Danielewski
  • The Lost Scrapbook — Evan Dara
  • Varieties of Disturbance: Stories — Lydia Davis
  • Lenore: Wedgies — Roman Dirge
  • Monsters in my Tummy — Roman Dirge
  • Something at the Window Is Scratching — Roman Dirge
  • The Cat with a Really Big Head and One Other Story that Isn’t as Good — Roman Dirge
  • House of Houses — Roman Dirge
  • The Greatest Fucking Moment in Sports — Kevin L. Donihe
  • Grape City — Kevin L. Donihe
  • Manhattan Transfer — John Dos Passos
  • The Stain — Rikki Ducornet
  • Entering Fire — Rikki Ducornet
  • The Fountains of Neptune — Rikki Ducornet
  • The Jade Cabinet — Rikki Ducornet
  • Gazelle — Rikki Ducornet
  • The Complete Butcher’s Tales — Rikki Ducornet
  • The Word ‘Desire’– Rikki Ducornet
  • Phosphor in Dreamland — Rikki Ducornet
  • The Fan-Maker’s Inquisition — Rikki Ducornet
  • Jesus Freaks — Andre Duza
  • Don’t F(beep)k With the Coloureds — Andre Duza
  • Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana – Umberto Eco
  • Stone Butch Blues – Leslie Feinberg
  • Incarnate: Story Material — Thalia Field
  • Op Oloop – Juan Filloy
  • Accidental Species — Kass Fleisher
  • A Frolic of His Own — William Gaddis
  • The Recognitions — William Gaddis
  • JR — William Gaddis
  • Carpenter’s Gothic — William Gaddis
  • Agape Agape — William Gaddis
  • Our Lady of the Flowers — Jean Genet
  • The Miracle of the Rose — Jean Genet
  • The Thief’s Journal — Jean Genet
  • Foop! — Chris Genoa
  • Jack the Modernist — Robert Glück
  • She Drove without Stopping — Jaimy Gordon
  • Shamp of the City-Solo — Jaimy Gordon
  • The Marx Family Saga — Juan Goytisolo
  • A Cock-Eyed Comedy — Juan Goytisolo
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Seth Grahame-Smith
  • My Dream Date (Rape) with Kathy Acker — Michael Hemmingson
  • Riddley Walker – Russell Hoban
  • The Exquisite — Laird Hunt
  • Angel Dust Apocalypse — Robert Johnson
  • Ulysses — James Joyce
  • Finnegans Wake — James Joyce
  • Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – James Joyce
  • America – Franz Kafka
  • Incubation: A Space for Monsters — Bhanu Kapil
  • Les Chants de Maldoror — Le Comte de Lauréamont
  • Pocket Full of Loose Razorblades — John Edward Lawson
  • Tempting Disaster — John Edward Lawson, ed.
  • Sick: An Anthology of Illness — John Edward Lawson
  • Last Burn in Hell — John Edward Lawson
  • Discouraging at Best — John Edward Lawson
  • The Troublesome Amputee — John Edward Lawson
  • Notable American Women — Ben Marcus
  • The Age of Wire and String — Ben Marcus
  • 20 Lines a Day — Harry Mathews
  • The Journalist: A Novel — Harry Mathews
  • My Life in CIA — Harry Mathews
  • Singular Pleasures — Harry Mathews
  • The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium — Harry Mathews
  • Semaines de Suzanne [S.] — Harry Mathews (Collaborative Novel)
  • Tlooth — Harry Mathews
  • The Conversions — Harry Mathews
  • Cigarettes — Harry Mathews
  • Razor Wire Pubic Hair: An Anti-Novel of the Future — Carlton Mellick
  • Punk Land — Carlton Mellick III
  • The Baby Jesus Butt Plug: A Fairy Tale — Carlton Mellick III
  • The Menstruating Mall — Carlton Mellick III
  • Satan Burger — Carlton Mellick III
  • Electric Jesus Corpse — Carlton Mellick III
  • The Haunted Vagina — Carlton Mellick III
  • Sausagey Santa — Carlton Mellick III
  • War Slut — Carlton Mellick III
  • Teeth and Tongue Landscape — Carlton Mellick III
  • Sunset with a Beard — Carlton Mellick III
  • Angel Scene — Carlton Mellick III
  • Sex and Death in Television Town — Carlton Mellick III
  • Fishy-Fleshed — Carlton Mellick III
  • Sea of Patchwork Cats — Carlton Mellick III
  • The Torture Garden — Octave Mirbeau
  • Journal d’une Femme de Chambre — Octave Mirbeau [Fr.]
  • Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  • Flight of Icarus – Raymond Queneau
  • 4 By Pelevin — Victor Pelevin
  • Homo Zapiens – Victor Pelevin
  • Omon Ra – Victor Pelevin
  • La Vie mode d’emploi — Georges Perec
  • W, or the Memory of a Childhood — Georges Perec
  • A Void — Georges Perec
  • Which Moped with Chrome-Plated Handlebars at the Back of the Yard — Georges Perec
  • A Gallery Portrait — Georges Perec
  • The Exeter Text — Georges Perec
  • Le Libera — Robert Pinget
  • Mahu ou Le Materiau — Robert Pinget
  • Between Fantoine and Agapa — Robert Pinget
  • That Voice — Robert Pinget
  • Passacaglia — Robert Pinget
  • The Inverted World – Christopher Priest
  • Gravity’s Rainbow – Thomas Pynchon
  • Exercises in Style — Raymond Queneau
  • The Flight of Icarus — Raymond Queneau
  • Suicide Girls in the Afterlife — Gina Ranalli
  • Chemical Gardens — Gina Ranalli
  • Mumbo Jumbo — Ismael Reed
  • Poundemonium – Julián Ríos
  • Justine — Marquis de Sade
  • Misadventures in a Thumbnail Universe — Vincent W. Sakowski
  • Not Quite One of the Boys — Vincent W. Sakowski
  • Some Things Are Better Left Unplugged — Vincent W. Sakowski
  • It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Ragnarok — Vincent W. Sakowski
  • It Came from below the Belt — Bradley Sands
  • Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife — Sam Savage
  • Xen: A Novel of the Future – D. J. Solomon
  • Aberration of Starlight — Gilbert Sorrentino
  • Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things — Gilbert Sorrentino
  • Mulligan Stew — Gilbert Sorrentino
  • Little Casino — Gilbert Sorrentino
  • A Strange Commonplace — Gilbert Sorrentino
  • Under the Shadow — Gilbert Sorrentino
  • The White Hotel – D. M. Thomas
  • The Slynx – Tatyana Tolstaya
  • Vain Art of the Fugue — Dumitru Tsepeneag
  • The Museum of Unconditional Surrender – Dubravka Ugresic
  • The Maimed — Herman Ungar
  • Things in the Night — Mati Unt
  • Heartsnatcher – Boris Vian
  • Bartleby & Co. – Enrique Vila-Matas
  • Rising Up & Rising Down — William T. Vollmann
  • The Atlas — William T. Vollmann
  • The Royal Family — William T. Vollmann
  • Argall — William T. Vollmann
  • You Bright & Risen Angels — William T. Vollmann
  • Europe Central — William T. Vollmann
  • Whores for Gloria — William T. Vollmann
  • Poor People – William T. Vollmann
  • Brief Interviews with Hideous Men — David Foster Wallace
  • Infinite Jest — David Foster Wallace
  • Girl with Curious Hair — David Foster Wallace
  • Jakob von Gunten – Robert Walser
  • The Tanners – Robert Walser
  • Going Native – Stephen Wright
  • Hidden Camera – Zoran Zivkovic

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