D. Harlan Wilson

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I'm a novelist, short story writer, lit critic, editor, playwright, publisher, and English prof. I serve as reviews editor for Extrapolation, a journal of SF criticism, and managing editor of Guide Dog Books, the nonfiction syndicate of Raw Dog Screaming Press. I'm also the editor-in-chief of Anti-Oedipus Press.

Here are my published books: J.G. Ballard (2017), Three Plays (2016), Battle without Honor or Humanity: Volume 2 (2016), Battle without Honor or Humanity: Volume 1 (2015), They Live (2015), Primordial An Abstraction (2014), Hitler: The Terminal Biography (2014), Freud: The Penultimate Biography (2014), Douglass: The Lost Autobiography (2014), Diegeses (2013), The Kyoto Man (2012), Codename Prague (2011), They
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"There is beauty in terror, beauty in theory, and beauty in the fiction of reality. Beauty in truth is harder to find in the factory or on the streets than in the tarn or on the fell. Only beyond the rubric of time and sanity can we begin to pollinate these unburied flowers of evil." —The Psychotic Dr. Schreber

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message 31: by Harry

Harry Whitewolf Thanks muchly for the friend acceptance D!

Best wishes,

Harry.


message 30: by Hertzan

Hertzan Chimera D Harlan,
good to see you're still hammering out the product.

Mike


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elle i Hi and thanks for the request! Love your work and looking forward to reading more. Cheers.


message 28: by Monique

Monique Hello, thank you for the request!


message 27: by Huma

Huma Thanks so much for the request - I'm highly honored. Your books sound fascinating and, plus, I'm completely into Bizarro. I just love the titles, to be honest - you seem to be inclined towards the letter 'k' - can't wait to read them! =)


message 26: by William

William O'Brien Hi- Just to let you know...
Peter: a Darkened Fairytale
AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW!!! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER
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Best wishes, William


message 25: by Hanaa

Hanaa I was taking a look at the books you've written, and they sound fantastic. I added a few -- I'm pretty pumped to start reading them! :)


message 24: by Tammy

Tammy Yay....Perfect timing for a friend request! I only just 'discovered' the Bizarro genre and was about to dive in. Thanks for friending me. Now I know where to start.


message 23: by Cheryl

Cheryl Thanks for the friend request!


message 22: by William

William O'Brien Hi D - Thank you for your friendship.

Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date late Jan.

Best wishes, William


message 20: by Aloha

Aloha Hi, thank you for the friend invite. Your book They Had Goat Heads was discussed and came highly recommended. I also saw the rave reviews on Amazon. How can I not put it on my to-read?


message 19: by Colette

Colette hey how've you been?


Harlequin Books Hello, it is very nice to meet you.


message 17: by Louise

Louise Thank you for the goodreads friendship. :-)


message 16: by Beth

Beth Hi D,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author on Goodreads!


Shawnette Hi, D...thanks for the invite into your circle of friends...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...have a blessed weekend...Happy Reading & Writing :-)


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Nadia Thanks for friending me.


Booklover Butterfly Thanks for the friend request!


message 12: by Ronyell

Ronyell Thank you for the friend request! I'll check out the books that you have written soon!


message 11: by Aaron

Aaron Aaron wrote: "Just requested Dr. Identity from my local library, it looks ill. Looking forward to reading it!"

Dr. Identity changed my life. Thank you.


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Aaron Just requested Dr. Identity from my local library, it looks ill. Looking forward to reading it!


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A. Thank you Dr. for the friends request.

Your icon frightened me as well :), but I thought it's very well illustrated...may you tell us who's the illustrator?

I think who ever felt scared because of the icon should watch your video to calm down a bit...I just have to say that the sound was low to me even though I had the volume raised to max.

Salaam (peace)




message 8: by Brien

Brien Jones Your picture is a little bit frightening, but I'll take all the friends I can get.


message 6: by Rauf

Rauf Thanks for the friend request...All of your books sound like they're insanely good! There won't happen be a contest somewhere where I can win all of 'em for free is it? :)


Pamela Thanks for the add! Your new theory book sounds fascinating.


message 4: by Evan

Evan Great to meet you - love the sound of your books. Just the kind of crazy stuff that's right up my alley.

Cheers,
Evan


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Ed Thank you for the friends add. I'll have to check out your books. Have a great week.

Ed Lynskey
Author, PELHAM FELL HERE



message 2: by W.B. (last edited Aug 11, 2008 06:56PM)

W.B. D.H.W....thanks for the invite. I'd love to read some of your books...a quick scan piqued my curiosity.

Summer downsizing leads to good summer reading time...

Was just rereading "The Depressed Person" by D.F.W. in the tub...that has to be the best update of Swiftean humor into the 21st century I've encountered!


Barbara Thank you for the friend request and have a great day!


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