Books about Surrealism

  1. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

    by Judi Barrett
    A whimsical story of a town where food literally falls from the sky.

    A grandfather reads a bedtime story, chronicling the lives of the citizens of an imaginary town called Chewandswallow, which is characterized by food raining from the sky. The sky provided the ... (Wikipedia)

  2. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    by Lewis Carroll
    A young girl's fantastical journey, filled with curious creatures and imaginative experiences.

    Chris Riddell's brilliant new full-colour illustrated, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, in a sumptuous hardback and jacketed edition. A perfect gift for families, children and all fans of this ... (Goodreads)

  3. Her Body and Other Parties: Stories

    by Carmen Maria Machado
    Collection of surreal stories exploring the complexities of gender, sexuality and identity.

    In Her Body and Other Parties , Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism. While her ... (Goodreads)

  4. The Bald Soprano and The Lesson: Two Plays

    by Eugène Ionesco

    Mme Smith : Tiens, il est neuf heures. Nous avons mangé de la soupe, du poisson, des pommes de terre au lard, de la salade anglaise. Les enfants ont bu de l'eau anglaise. Nous avons bien mangé ce ... (Goodreads)

  5. Nadja

    by André Breton
    A surrealistic novel exploring the author's obsession with a mysterious woman named Nadja in 1920s Paris.

    Nadja, originally published in France in 1928, is the first and perhaps best Surrealist romance ever written, a book which defined that movement's attitude toward everyday life. The principal ... (Goodreads)

  6. Uzumaki

    by Junji Ito
    Horror manga about a cursed town plagued by mysterious supernatural spirals.

    Uzumaki follows a high-school teenager, Kirie Goshima (,五島桐絵,) ; her boyfriend, Shuichi Saito (,斎藤秀一,) ; and the citizens of the small, quiet Japanese town of Kurouzu-cho (,黒渦町,, Black Vortex Town,) ... (Wikipedia)

  7. Naked Lunch

    by William S. Burroughs
    Surrealist exploration of addiction, delusions, and reality.

    Naked Lunch is a non-linear narrative without a clear plot. The following is a summary of some of the events in the book that could be considered the most relevant. The book begins with the ... (Wikipedia)

  8. Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror, Vol. 1

    by Junji Ito
    A small town is plagued by a supernatural force that causes events to take strange and terrifying turns.

    Uzumaki follows a high-school teenager, Kirie Goshima (,五島桐絵,) ; her boyfriend, Shuichi Saito (,斎藤秀一,) ; and the citizens of the small, quiet Japanese town of Kurouzu-cho (,黒渦町,, Black Vortex Town,) ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror, Vol. 2.

    by Junji Ito
    A small town is overcome by a supernatural force that takes the form of spirals.

    Uzumaki follows a high-school teenager, Kirie Goshima (,五島桐絵,) ; her boyfriend, Shuichi Saito (,斎藤秀一,) ; and the citizens of the small, quiet Japanese town of Kurouzu-cho (,黒渦町,, Black Vortex Town,) ... (Wikipedia)

  10. Lud-in-the-Mist

    by Hope Mirrlees
    A town bans fairy fruit, but the mayor's son eats some and becomes enchanted. The town must confront their fear of the mystical and unknown.

    Lud-in-the-Mist, the capital city of the small country Dorimare, is a port at the confluence of two rivers, the Dapple and the Dawl. The Dapple has its origin beyond the Debatable Hills to the west of ... (Goodreads)

  11. House of Leaves

    by Mark Z. Danielewski
    A family discovers a hidden door in their home leading to an ever-shifting labyrinth.

    House of Leaves begins with a first-person narrative by Johnny Truant, a Los Angeles tattoo parlor employee and professed unreliable narrator . Truant is searching for a new apartment when his friend ... (Wikipedia)

  12. The Invisibles, Vol. 2: Apocalipstick

    by Grant Morrison
    The Invisibles continue their fight against the oppressive forces of the Outer Church, while exploring themes of identity and reality.

    What if they gave a war and nobody saw? What if you suddenly found out it was happening all around you? Would you join up, pick sides, take up arms? Would you kill? Or would you try to run, try to ... (Goodreads)

  13. The October Country

    by Ray Bradbury
    A collection of strange and haunting stories set in a surreal landscape of the American Midwest.

    Ray Bradbury's second short story collection is back in print, its chilling encounters with funhouse mirrors, parasitic accident-watchers, and strange poker chips intact. Both sides of Bradbury's ... (Goodreads)

  14. The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl

    by Roald Dahl
    A collection of darkly humorous and twisted tales, showcasing Dahl's mastery of the short story form.

    Alternate Cover Edition ISBN 0140158073 (ISBN13: 9780140158076) Containing all the stories from Roald Dahl's world-famous books – Over to You, Someone Like you, Kiss Kiss and Switch Bitch – plus ... (Goodreads)

  15. The Third Policeman

    by Flann O'Brien
    A bizarre yet darkly funny tale of a man's descent into a surreal world of mischievous creatures and strange events.

    The Third Policeman is set in rural Ireland and is narrated by a dedicated amateur scholar of de Selby , a scientist and philosopher. , The narrator, whose name we never learn, is orphaned at a young ... (Wikipedia)

  16. The Gashlycrumb Tinies

    by Edward Gorey
    An alphabet book featuring children meeting their untimely demise in various ways, illustrated in Gorey's signature macabre style.

    The Gashlycrumb Tinies: or, After the Outing is an abecedarian book written by Edward Gorey that was first published in 1963. Gorey tells the tale of 26 children (each representing a letter of the ... (Goodreads)

  17. 1Q84

    by Haruki Murakami
    A surreal journey of two people entangled in a mysterious dual-world conspiracy.

    The events of 1Q84 take place in Tokyo during a fictionalized year of 1984, with the first volume set between April and June, the second between July and September, and the third between October and ... (Wikipedia)

  18. 1Q84 Book 1

    by Haruki Murakami
    A surreal and mysterious journey of two people in a strange alternate world.

    The events of 1Q84 take place in Tokyo during a fictionalized year of 1984, with the first volume set between April and June, the second between July and September, and the third between October and ... (Wikipedia)

  19. 1Q84 Book 2

    by Haruki Murakami
    A surreal exploration of the power of love, set in an alternate reality.

    The events of 1Q84 take place in Tokyo during a fictionalized year of 1984, with the first volume set between April and June, the second between July and September, and the third between October and ... (Wikipedia)

  20. A Wild Sheep Chase

    by Haruki Murakami
    A surreal journey of self-discovery through fantasy, reality, and the unknown.

    This quasi-detective tale follows an unnamed, chain-smoking narrator and his adventures in Tokyo and Hokkaido in 1978. The story begins when the recently divorced protagonist, an advertisement ... (Wikipedia)

  21. 1Q84: Book Three

    by Haruki Murakami
    A surreal journey of two characters intertwined in a strange alternate reality.

    The events of 1Q84 take place in Tokyo during a fictionalized year of 1984, with the first volume set between April and June, the second between July and September, and the third between October and ... (Wikipedia)

  22. Diary of a Madman and Other Stories

    by Nikolai Gogol
    Collection of humorous and dark stories exploring the absurd and surreal.

    Hailed by Nabokov as "the greatest artist that Russia has yet produced," Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) left his mark as a playwright, novelist, and writer of short stories. Gogol's works remain popular ... (Goodreads)

  23. Flat Stanley

    by Jeff Brown
    An imaginative adventure of a boy who is flattened by a bulletin board and must rely on his wits to navigate the world.

    When Stanley Lambchop wakes up one morning, his brother, Arthur, is yelling. A bulletin board fell on Stanley during the night, and now he is only half an inch thick! Amazing things begin happening ... (Goodreads)

  24. The Far Side Gallery

    by Gary Larson
    Collection of single-panel cartoons exploring the absurd, surreal and humorous aspects of life.

    1984 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc. The Far Side Gallery is an anthology of Gary Larson's The Far Side comic ... (Goodreads)

  25. The Goblin Emperor

    by Katherine Addison
    A young outcast's ascent to the throne of a vast empire, overcoming obstacles of his lineage.

    The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant from the Imperial Court and the deadly intrigue that suffuses it. But when his father and three sons in line ... (Goodreads)

  26. Undead and Unwed

    by MaryJanice Davidson
    A young woman discovers she is a vampire queen, and must adjust to her new life with her undead court.

    Betsy Taylor—former model, newly unemployed secretary, 30, and still single—wakes up after being flattened by a Pontiac Aztek in a tacky coffin wearing cheap knock-off shoes. Her mother is glad she ... (Wikipedia)

  27. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

    by Jonas Jonasson
    An adventurous old man escapes a nursing home for an unexpected journey of self-discovery.

    Allan Karlsson is about to celebrate his hundredth birthday, and his retirement home in Malmköping is planning to throw a party. Allan is not interested. Instead, he climbs out the window and ... (Wikipedia)

  28. Tuesday

    by David Wiesner
    A group of frogs embark on a surreal, magical adventure on a mysterious Tuesday.

    The story contains only six words and three points that determine the time of the action. The whole story is narrated by colorful pictures of frogs flying on their lily pads . The story begins on ... (Wikipedia)

  29. The Nimrod Flipout

    by Etgar Keret
    A collection of short stories that are surreal, absurd, and humorous, exploring the human condition in a unique way.

    From Israel's most popular and acclaimed young writer–Stories that are short, strange, funny, deceptively casual in tone and affect, stories that sound like a joke but aren't (Yann Martel, author of, ... (Goodreads)

  30. Inherent Vice

    by Thomas Pynchon
    A comedic crime story set in a strange, surreal world of 1970s California.

    The setting is Los Angeles in 1970; the arrest and trial of the Manson Family is featured throughout the novel as a current event. Larry "Doc" Sportello, private investigator and pothead, receives a ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Foam of the Days

    by Boris Vian
    Unexpected romance between a wealthy man and a singer, set in a surreal, dreamlike world.

    In a surreal world where animals and inanimate objects reflect the emotions of humans, Colin is a wealthy young man with a resourceful and stylish valet , Nicholas, and a loyal best friend, Chick. ... (Wikipedia)

  32. Coraline

    by P. Craig Russell
    A young girl's mysterious journey into a parallel world and her struggle to escape.

    When Coraline steps through a door in her family's new house, she finds another house, strangely similar to her own (only better). At first, things seem marvelous. The food is better than at home, ... (Goodreads)

  33. Mr. Fox

    by Helen Oyeyemi
    A writer named St. John Fox is haunted by his fictional muse, Mary Foxe, who challenges him to confront his infidelities and the consequences of his actions.

    Mr. Fox is a beloved writer with a bad habit. He can't stop killing the heroines in his novels in most diabolical fashions. Mary wants to help, as much for Mr. Fox's sake as for the sake of the women ... (Wikipedia)

  34. Amulet

    by Roberto Bolaño
    A Chilean poet's search for a mysterious amulet leads him on a journey through the seedy underbelly of Mexico City.

    Amulet embodies in one woman's voice the melancholy and violent history of Latin America. It begins: "This is going to be a horror story. A story of murder, detection and horror. But it won't appear ... (Wikipedia)

  35. The Raw Shark Texts

    by Steven Hall
    A man's surreal journey of self-discovery as he confronts a mysterious entity.

    Eric Sanderson wakes up with no memory of who he is or any past experiences. He is told by a psychologist that he has a dissociative condition known as fugue but a trail of written clues purporting ... (Wikipedia)

  36. The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss

    by Dr. Seuss
    An exploration of the imaginative works of Dr. Seuss, from sketches to paintings.

    These fabulous, whimsical paintings, created for his own pleasure and never shown to the public, show Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss ) in a whole new light. Depicting outlandish creatures in otherworldly ... (Goodreads)

  37. M.C. Escher: The Graphic Work

    by M.C. Escher
    An exploration of the art of M.C. Escher, differing perspectives in visual illusions.

    Presenting the structurally unthinkable as though it were a law of nature M.C. Escher was born in 1898 in Leeuwarden (Netherlands). He received his first drawing lessons during secondary school from ... (Goodreads)

  38. The Street of Crocodiles

    by Bruno Schulz
    A surreal and dreamlike collection of short stories set in a small town in Poland, exploring themes of memory, identity, and the decay of society.

    The collection tells the story of a merchant family from a small Galician town which resembles the writer's home town, Drohobycz , in many respects. The story abounds in mythical elements, introduced ... (Wikipedia)

  39. John Dies at the End

    by David Wong
    A bizarre supernatural adventure, blending horror and sci-fi elements.

    John and Dave, two perpetual slackers and long-time friends, encounter strange phenomena in an undisclosed small city in the Midwestern United States and gain a reputation for dealing with paranormal ... (Wikipedia)

  40. The Cloven Viscount

    by Italo Calvino

    The Viscount Medardo of Terralba and his squire Kurt ride across the plague-ravaged plain of Bohemia en route to join the Christian army in the Turkish wars of the seventeenth century. On the first ... (Wikipedia)

  41. The Incal

    by Alejandro Jodorowsky
    A surrealistic graphic novel following John DiFool's journey to find the mystical Incal, encountering strange characters and political intrigue along the way.

    John Difool, a low-class detective in a degenerate dystopian world, finds his life turned upside down when he discovers an ancient, mystical artifact called "The Incal." Difool's adventures will ... (Goodreads)

  42. Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

    by David Wong
    An outlandish adventure of a young woman struggling to survive in a madcap world dominated by the wealthy and powerful.

    A Winner of the 2016 Alex Awards Nightmarish villains with superhuman enhancements. An all-seeing social network that tracks your every move. Mysterious, smooth-talking power players who lurk behind ... (Barnes & Noble)

  43. Exquisite Corpse

    by Poppy Z. Brite
    An exploration of love, sex, and death through the lives of four interconnected characters.

    The novel unfolds in alternating chapters from the points of view of the four main characters. Andrew Compton, a convicted serial killer (based on serial killer Dennis Nilsen ), escapes his UK prison ... (Wikipedia)

  44. The Code of the Woosters

    by P.G. Wodehouse
    A series of comic misadventures of a bumbling British gentleman in search of a silver cow creamer.

    Jeeves wants to go with Bertie on a round-the-world cruise but Bertie is not interested. Bertie's Aunt Dahlia sends Bertie to go to a particular antique shop and sneer at a silver eighteenth-century ... (Wikipedia)

  45. The Magic Toyshop

    by Angela Carter
    A young girl's fantastical journey of self-discovery, learning to navigate the complexities of a strange new world.

    The novel starts with Melanie stealing her mother's wedding dress and venturing out in the night into her family's property. However, on her way home, she realises she forgot the door key and is ... (Wikipedia)

  46. The Sandman: Book of Dreams

    by Neil Gaiman
    A collection of short stories and poems that explore the world of dreams and the power they hold over our lives.

    There is a dark king who rules our dreams from a place of shadows and fantastic things. He is Morpheus, the lord of story. Older than humankind itself, he inhabits – along with Destiny, Death, ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Book of Bunny Suicides

    by Andy Riley
    A collection of darkly comic tales featuring a group of suicidal bunnies.

    Rabbits. We'll never quite know why, but sometimes they decide they've just had enough of this world- and that's when they start getting inventive. The Book of Bunny Suicides follows over one hundred ... (Goodreads)

  48. Finnegans Wake

    by James Joyce
    A dream-like exploration of the subconscious, featuring wordplay, puns, and allusions.

    A story with no real beginning or end (it ends in the middle of a sentence and begins in the middle of the same sentence), this "book of Doublends Jined" is as remarkable for its prose as for its ... (Goodreads)

  49. Hopscotch

    by Julio Cortázar
    A surrealist journey of self-exploration and imaginative play.

    Horacio Oliveira is an Argentinian writer who lives in Paris with his mistress, La Maga, surrounded by a loose-knit circle of bohemian friends who call themselves "the Club." A child's death and La ... (Goodreads)

  50. Cronopios and Famas

    by Julio Cortázar
    A surrealist collection of short stories, exploring the absurdities of the world.

    "The Instruction Manual," the first chapter, is an absurd assortment of tasks and items dissected in an instruction-manual format. "Unusual Occupations," the second chapter, describes the obsessions ... (Goodreads)

  51. The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove

    by Christopher Moore
    A quirky and surreal journey into a small town filled with strange characters.

    Pine Cove suffers a major crisis when the town psychiatrist, Val Riordan — who has been haphazardly issuing prescriptions instead of dealing with the real mental problems of her patients — suffers a ... (Wikipedia)

  52. Blow-Up and Other Stories

    by Julio Cortázar
    A collection of short stories exploring the surreal and unexpected, often blurring the line between reality and imagination.

    A young girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams . . . A man reading a mystery finds out too late that he is the murderer's victim . . . In the fifteen stories collected ... (Goodreads)

  53. The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse

    by Robert Rankin
    In a world where nursery rhyme characters are real, a detective and his new partner investigate a series of murders involving hollow chocolate bunnies.

    Jack is all set to discover the city beyond his small town. He meets a farmer on his way who warns him against going to the city. Jack however turns a deaf ear and continues his journey. The farmer ... (Wikipedia)

  54. Young Zaphod Plays It Safe

    by Douglas Adams
    Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed, three-armed ex-president of the galaxy, embarks on a dangerous mission to steal a spaceship prototype.

    The story is a prequel to the events in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and has the young Zaphod Beeblebrox working as a salvage ship operator. He guides some bureaucrats to a crashed spaceship ... (Wikipedia)

  55. 1Q84 #1-2

    by Haruki Murakami
    A surreal and magical story of two people trying to find each other amidst a strange alternate universe.

    The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo. A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver’s enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her. She has entered, ... (Goodreads)

  56. Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo

    by Hayden Herrera
    The story of a passionate, revolutionary and pioneering Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo.

    Hailed by readers and critics across the country, this engrossing biography of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo reveals a woman of extreme magnetism and originality, an artist whose sensual vibrancy came ... (Goodreads)

  57. The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol

    by Nikolai Gogol
    A collection of bizarre, humorous and satirical stories set in 19th century Russia.

    When Pushkin first read some of the stories in this collection, he declared himself "amazed." "Here is real gaiety," he wrote, "honest, unconstrained, without mincing, without primness. And in places ... (Goodreads)

  58. Lanark

    by Alasdair Gray
    Four-part novel exploring the life of artist Duncan Thaw and his alter-ego, Lanark, in a surreal and dystopian world.

    Lanark comprises four books, arranged in the order Three, One, Two, Four (there is also a Prologue before Book One, and an Epilogue four chapters before the end of the book). In the Epilogue, the ... (Wikipedia)

  59. Willful Creatures

    by Aimee Bender
    A collection of surreal and imaginative short stories that explore the complexities of human relationships and emotions.

    "Contemporary fairy tales, cushioned by goofy humor and a deep tenderness for her characters, that aren't always as dark or as sinister as they initially appear." – The New York Times Book Review ... (Goodreads)

  60. Story of the Eye

    by Georges Bataille
    A surrealist exploration of transgression, sex, and violence.

    Story of the Eye consists of several vignettes, centered around the sexual passion existing between the unnamed late adolescent male narrator and Simone, his primary female partner. Within this ... (Wikipedia)

  61. Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

    by Etgar Keret

    "תראה, אני מנסה להתפלמס. שום תראה, רוטן המזוקן ודורך את האקדח, או סיפור או כדור בראש. אני מבין שאין ברירה. שני אנשים יושבים בחדר, אני מתחיל, פתאום נשמעת דפיקה בדלת. המזוקן מזדקף. לרגע נדמה לי שהסיפור ... (Goodreads)

  62. Killing Commendatore

    by Haruki Murakami
    A painter's surreal journey of self-discovery as he confronts his past, present and future.

    The protagonist is an unnamed portrait painter whose wife leaves him at the start of the book. Devastated, he quits portrait painting and goes on a long road trip. In the middle of his road trip he ... (Wikipedia)

  63. Wise Children

    by Angela Carter
    The story of twin sisters, Dora and Nora Chance, who are illegitimate and their journey through show business and family secrets.

    The story begins on the 75th birthday of identical twin sisters, Dora and Nora Chance. By what Dora, who is also the narrator of the story, describes as a bizarre coincidence , it is also the 100th ... (Wikipedia)

  64. The Far Side Gallery 3

    by Gary Larson
    Collection of absurd, surreal and darkly humorous cartoons.

    The third, Far Side, treasury. 1988 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc. ... (Goodreads)

  65. Alcools

    by Guillaume Apollinaire
    A collection of poems exploring love, nature, and the modern world through vivid imagery and experimental forms.

    Alcools, first published in 1913 and one of the few indispensable books of twentieth- century poetry, provides a key to the century's history and consciousness. Champion of "cubism," Guillaume ... (Goodreads)

  66. Dali

    by Robert Descharnes
    A comprehensive biography of the surrealist artist Salvador Dali, exploring his life, art, and eccentricities.

    This publication presents in 2 volumes in a box the entire painted oeuvre of Salvadore Dali (1904-1989). After many years of research, Robert Descharnes and Gilles Neret finally located all the ... (Goodreads)

  67. Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

    by Neil Gaiman
    Collection of short stories blending fantasy, horror and science fiction.

    This is an alternate cover edition for, ISBN 0060515236 (ISBN13: 9780060515232)., Fragile Things is Neil Gaiman's second collection of short fiction. A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one ... (Goodreads)

  68. Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

    by Haruki Murakami
    Collection of surreal and mysterious stories, exploring the depths of human emotions.

    Collection of twenty-four stories that generously expresses Murakami’s mastery of the form. From the surreal to the mundane, these stories exhibit his ability to transform the full range of human ... (Goodreads)

  69. The Hearing Trumpet

    by Leonora Carrington
    After being sent to a home for the elderly, 92-year-old Marian Leatherby discovers a magical hearing trumpet that leads her on a surreal adventure.

    Leonora Carrington, the distinguished British-born Surrealist painter is also a writer of extraordinary imagination and charm. Exact Change launched a program of reprinting her fiction with what is ... (Goodreads)

  70. Welcome to Night Vale

    by Joseph Fink
    A mysterious small town in the desert, where strange happenings are the norm.

    From the creators of the wildly popular Welcome to Night Vale podcast comes an imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle ... (Goodreads)

  71. The Moor's Last Sigh

    by Salman Rushdie
    The story of a family's exile and their struggle to keep their culture alive.

    Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found, here, Moraes 'Moor' Zogoiby is a 'high-born crossbreed', the last surviving scion of a dynasty of Cochinise spice merchants and crime lords. He is also a ... (Goodreads)

  72. End of the Game and Other Stories

    by Julio Cortázar

    Final del juego es una de las colecciones de cuentos más importantes de la segunda mitad del siglo XX. Empeñado en transgredir las leyes de la narrativa convencional, en estos dieciocho relatos Julio ... (Goodreads)

  73. The Holy Terrors

    by Jean Cocteau
    A tale of two mischievous brothers and their antics in a small French town.

    Les Enfants Terribles holds an undisputed place among the classics of modern fiction. Written in a French style that long defied successful translation - Cocteau was always a poet no matter what he ... (Goodreads)

  74. A Study in Emerald

    by Neil Gaiman
    A Sherlock Holmes-inspired detective story set in a Lovecraftian world ruled by supernatural beings.

    The unnamed narrator, a veteran of a bloody war against the "gods and men of Afghanistan", whose arm has been gravely injured by torture, is seeking lodgings upon his return to " Albion "; he becomes ... (Wikipedia)

  75. Bestiario

    by Julio Cortázar
    Collection of surreal and dreamlike stories that explore the boundaries between reality and fantasy.

    In these eight masterpieces there is no room for the smallest sign of stumbling or youthful undertones: they are perfect. These stories that speak about objects and daily happenings, pass over to ... (Goodreads)

  76. The Book of Sand and Shakespeare's Memory

    by Jorge Luis Borges
    A surreal exploration of reality and the power of imagination.

    The acclaimed translation of Borges's valedictory stories, in its first stand-alone edition, , Jorge Luis Borges has been called the greatest Spanish-language writer of the twentieth century. Now ... (Barnes & Noble)

  77. The Far Side Gallery 4

    by Gary Larson
    Collection of humorous single-panel cartoons, exploring the absurd and the surreal.

    1993 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc. ... (Goodreads)

  78. The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch

    by Neil Gaiman
    A boy's memories of his grandfather's puppet show reveal dark family secrets and the blurred lines between reality and fantasy.

    A dark and frightening fully painted novella, MR. PUNCH tells the tale of a young boy's loss of innocence results from a horrific confrontation with his past. Spending a summer at his grandfather's ... (Goodreads)

  79. Johnny The Homicidal Maniac #1

    by Jhonen Vásquez
    A darkly humorous comic book about a homicidal maniac named Johnny who goes on a killing spree in his town.

    The series focuses on the 20-something year old anti-hero Johnny C, also known as "NNY" (pronounced 'knee'). He is a deranged serial killer, mass murderer, and spree killer who interacts with various ... (Goodreads)

  80. Pretty Monsters: Stories

    by Kelly Link
    A collection of short stories that blend fantasy, horror, and humor, exploring the complexities of human relationships and emotions.

    Kelly Link has lit up adult literary publishing, and Viking is honored to publish her first YA story collection. Through the lens of Link's vivid imagination, nothing is what it seems, and everything ... (Goodreads)

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