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Chuck Palahniuk

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Written in stolen moments under truck chassis and on park benches to a soundtrack of The Downward Spiral and Pablo Honey, Fight Club came into existence. The adaptation of Fight Club was a flop at the box office, but achieved cult status on DVD. The film’s popularity drove sales of the novel. Chuck put out two novels in 1999, Survivor and Invisible Monsters. Choke, published in 2001, became Chuck’s first New York Times bestseller. Chuck’s work has always been infused with personal experience, and his next novel, Lullaby, was no exception. Chuck credits writing Lullaby with helping him cope with the tragic death of his father. Diary and the non-fiction guide to Portland, Fugitives and Refugees, were released in 2003. While on the road in sup ...more

New Craft Essay - 'Consider This: Coping'

When historians look back on our generation's most prolific writers of fiction, names like Stephen King, Elmore Leonard, and Kurt Vonnegut will be at the top. But another name for that list is our own Chuck Palahniuk. Where I believe Chuck has those other names beat, is in the many different formats of writing he dips his toes into.  Besides novels, Chuck has also dabbled in journalism, tour guide

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Fight Club

4.18 avg rating — 517,168 ratings — published 1996 — 196 editions
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Choke

3.69 avg rating — 192,340 ratings — published 2001 — 93 editions
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Haunted

3.60 avg rating — 100,663 ratings — published 2005 — 69 editions
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Lullaby

3.73 avg rating — 94,260 ratings — published 2002 — 74 editions
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Diary

3.62 avg rating — 75,235 ratings — published 2003 — 72 editions
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Rant

3.82 avg rating — 62,559 ratings — published 2007 — 65 editions
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Invisible Monsters

3.98 avg rating — 132,138 ratings — published 1999 — 99 editions
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Survivor

3.91 avg rating — 111,418 ratings — published 1999 — 81 editions
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Snuff

3.20 avg rating — 56,628 ratings — published 2008 — 65 editions
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Damned (Damned, #1)

3.38 avg rating — 48,611 ratings — published 2011 — 64 editions
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“It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Diary

“The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

“All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

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“Young people want mirrors. Older people want art.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Burnt Tongues




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