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My favorite books about cults...(D)

I have always been intrigued by cults. I  have an anti-cult personality, if you will, but I do find the psychology of it all fascinating. Groupthink, a charismatic leader, martyrdom for a cause etc… I was recently rereading the novel Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk  and decided to make a list of my 5 favorite books about cults (in no particular order). 838 more words


March 24th: Brian Evenson

As part of the Visiting Writer’s Series, Brian Evenson will be in Eliot Hall at 6:30 PM on March 24th.

Evenson’s novel Last Days (Underland Press, 2009) won the American Library Association’s RUSA award for Best Horror Novel of the year. 106 more words

Book Review - Immobility by Brian Evenson

Brian Evenson’s Immobility sounds like generic post-apocalyptic fare at first glance, but it is placed in very capable hands and is given a unique twist; not only does our main character, Josef, wake up in a ruined world not knowing who he is, but to make shit all the more post-apocalyptic, his legs don’t work. 359 more words


Evenson on The Beautiful Thing

Brian Evenson, one of the best contemporary writers, does a smashing review of The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All.

His recent collection Windeye is immaculate.