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Kindle Crack: Thomas Bernhard, László Krasznahorkai, Richard Brautigan, and More!

Thomas Bernhard is easily one of my top twenty favorite novelists. The Loser was magnificent, and I’m quick to snatch up anything else by him as soon as it goes on sale (yes, I’m forever the penny-pincher, even when it comes to my favorite authors). I’m pretty sure you won’t be disappointed with Bernhard’s darkly

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Kindle Crack: Ligotti, Fracassi, Hill, Kiernan, and More!

Night Shade Books’ Ellen Datlow has long been known for releasing excellent collections of the year’s “best horror.” Well, as the title says, this is the best of the best, featuring writers like Neil Gaiman and Brian Evenson. For a buck ninety-nine, this should be a no-brainer. Fracassi’s Behold the Void is truly a force to be reckoned with.

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Kindle Crack Returns! Gwendolyn Kiste, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Shirley Jackson, and More

By popular demand, SMM’s Kindle Crack segment is back! We apologize for the unexpected hiatus, but new work schedules, editing obligations, and a fierce period of catching up on fiction writing put us more than a little behind. But now the wait is over, and your long-standing thirst for excellent kindle deals for nuts of

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Kindle Crack: Ebook Deals from Bret Easton Ellis, Philip K Dick, Italo Calvino, and More

Bret Easton Ellis sales are pretty rare, but here’s one that features what is possibly his most famous work. American Psycho is a complete nightmare, and entirely required reading for anyone who likes dark and strange fiction. PKD was one of my favorite authors for quite a span, and this book is still one of my favorites

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Kindle Crack: The Literary Edition, Featuring Thomas Pynchon, Umberto Eco, G. W. Sebald, and More

 The opening poem is a clever little lick based on the tune to “Off to See the Wizard” from The Wizard of Oz. The second features an interesting palate of shifting perspectives, but I haven’t been able to dig further yet. Helen Dewitt’s fiction reads sort of like David Foster Wallace’s, and I’m sure it’s a

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Kindle Crack: Ebook Deals on Titles by Borges, Lispector, Bernhard and More

Borges, for me, is the original master of weird lit. His work is consistently puzzling, dazzling, and befuddling, and you shouldn’t let the fact that you’ve heard at least one literary snob name-drop him discourage you from pursuing his work with impassioned fervor. Everything he pens is gold, and Labyrinths for three bucks is definitely

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Kindle Crack: Ebook Sales from Niel Gaiman, Clive Barker, Stanislaw Lem, and More

Svevo’s Zeno’s Conscience was fiercely advocated by James Joyce in its time, and you can sort of see why. Although it’s not a modernist hypertext like Ulysses and Finnegan’s Wake, it clearly habits the weird, transitory milieu of the early turn of the century. It’s one of the better “life-as-a-ridiculous-man” narratives (see Sartre’s Nausea), and it’s more than worth

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Kindle Crack: Killer Deals on Ebooks by Nick Mamatas, Brian Evenson, David Foster Wallace, and More!

Kindle Crack is back with more Nick Mamatas! Night Shade Books’ I Am Providence just peaked bestseller status in horror comedy on Amazon, so there’s no doubt that you need to be there hitting “Buy now with 1-Click” STAT. This is simply pure deliciousness. No Kindle Crack feels complete without a Brian Evenson sale. I’ve said it

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Kindle Crack: Bird Box, Hill House, and Other Killer Ebooks You Can Snag Cheap

“Hey, it’s that one book that one movie on Netflix of the same title is based on!” Yes, it is. I’ve heard mixed reviews of the movie, and I know nothing about the book. It’s hot right now though, so why not? No reason not to snag it while it’s cheap. Now this one, I

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Kindle Crack: Hand-Picked Ebook Deals for the New Year

Happy 2019, everyone! What better way to begin the new year than with some badass kindle deals? You know the drill: top notch weird, horror, sci-fi, and whatever else fiction, BookBub style, personally tailored to our reader’s tastes. Looks like the Evenson sale is still going, and I’ve rarely been more excited about a kindle

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