Bizarro Fiction

Bizarro fiction is a contemporary literary genre, which often utilizes elements of absurdism, satire, and the grotesque, along with pop-surrealism and genre fiction staples, in order to create subversive works that are as weird and entertaining as possible.

Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread
This Book Is Full of Spiders (John Dies at the End, #2)
The Warren
Letters From The Looney Bin (Book 1)
Brimstone and Marmalade
Witch Piss
A Collapse of Horses
The Last Horror Novel in the History of the World
Sweet Story
A God of Hungry Walls
How to Kill Yourself
Beer Run of the Dead (Book 1)
Basal Ganglia
Quicksand House
The Haunted Vagina
Satan Burger
The Bizarro Starter Kit (Orange)
Angel Dust Apocalypse
Rico Slade Will F*cking Kill You
The Cannibals of Candyland
HELP!  A Bear is Eating Me!
The Menstruating Mall
Ass Goblins of Auschwitz
John Dies at the End (John Dies at the End, #1)
Piecemeal June
The Baby Jesus Butt Plug
Zombies and Shit
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-GarciaMy Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady HendrixFever Dream by Samanta SchweblinThe Shadow Keepers by Marisa NoelleGrimscribe by Thomas Ligotti
Best contemporary horror books
85 books — 4 voters
HELP!  A Bear is Eating Me! by Mykle HansenSmashed, Squashed, Splattered, Chewed, Chunked and Spewed by Lance CarbuncleShatnerquake by Jeff BurkMuscle Memory by Steve  LoweUncle Sam’s Carnival of Copulating Inanimals by Kirk Jones
Bizarro/Humor Books
140 books — 107 voters

The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories by H.P. LovecraftArabella of Mars by David D. LevineDragonbreath by Ursula VernonThe Shambling Guide to New York City by Mur LaffertyWork, with Occasional Molemen by Jeremiah Tolbert
Drabblecast Authors
99 books — 3 voters
The Isle of Vanishing Men by William Fisher AlderThe Hedgehog by SakiThe Voynich Manuscript by UnknownThe Undesirable Governess by F. Marion CrawfordA Stable for Nightmares or Weird Tales by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Mutants of the Public Domain
15 books — 2 voters

Uzumaki by Junji ItoBlack Hole by Charles BurnsFragments of Horror by Junji ItoHellstar Remina by Junji ItoAt the Mountains of Madness and Other Tales of Terror by H.P. Lovecraft
Surreal Horror
90 books — 46 voters
Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe by Thomas LigottiGrimscribe by Thomas LigottiNoctuary by Thomas LigottiTeatro Grottesco by Thomas LigottiThe Nightmare Factory by Thomas Ligotti
Tear the veil of reality
25 books — 1 voter

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Andersen Prunty
The only thing I could figure was most people were so fucking self-righteous they liked to destroy others’ wills so they felt like their own petty lives had some sense of purpose.
Andersen Prunty, Fuckness

Zoltan Komor
A hobo walks by in a suit made of today's newspaper. A guy chases him, shouting. "Wait! I haven't read the business section yet!" Oh, the economic news. The most honest, trustworthy, freshest goods you can get—apart from ripe fish. With its gorgeous headlines it shakes out the mirror’s lost reflections: The fountains are lobbying for more water in this pyromaniac city. Buses with electric chairs are running through the streets. Passengers ask for tickets to Heaven, then take their seats. Eyebal ...more
Zoltán Komor, Flamingos in the Ashtray: 25 Bizarro Short Stories

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