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24 December
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"In the Desert" (Stephen Crane):
In the desert
I saw a creature, naked, bestial,
Who, squatting upon the ground,
Held his heart in his hands,
And ate of it.
I said, "Is it good, friend?"
"It is bitter--bitter," he answered;
"But I like it
Because it is bitter,
And because it is my heart."


(1) "City of the Dead" by Brian Keene (357p.)
(2) "A Stir of Echoes" by Richard Matheson (211p.)
(3) "Whiskey Sour" by J.A. Konrath (276 p.)
(4) "Bloody Mary" by J.A. Konrath (307p.)
(5) "Scaredy Cat" by Mark Billingham (419p.)
(6) "High Druid of Shannara: Straken" by Terry Brooks (368p.)
(7) "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien (246p.)
(8) "The Shadow of the Wind" by
Carlos Ruiz Zafón (487p.)
(9) "The Summer Before The Dark" by Doris Lessing (247p.)
(10) "November Mourns" by Tom Piccirilli (281p.)
(11) "Stranger Than Fiction" by Chuck Palahniuk (233p.)
(12) "Into the Fire" by Richard Laymon (374p.)
(13) "Beloved" by Toni Morrison (324p.)
(14) "Anansi Boys" by Neil Gaiman (336p.)
(15) "The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd (302p.)
(16) "Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt" by Anne Rice (322p.)
(17) "Doom: Knee-Deep in the Dead" by Dafydd ab Hugh and Brad Linaweaver (250p.)
(18) "An Unadorned Life" by Curtis Smith (252p.)
(19) "The Color of Magic" by Terry Pratchett (210p.)
(20) "Creepers" by David Morrell (354p.)
(21) "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides (529p.)
(22) "The Lincoln Lawyer" by Michael Connelly (404p.)
(23) "Maximum Bob" by Elmore Leonard (295p.)
(24) "The Light Fantastic" by Terry Pratchett (241p.)
(25) "The Castle of Otranto" by Horace Walpole (95p.)
(26) "The House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros (110p.)
(27) "The Monk" by Matthew Gregory Lewis (324p.)
(28) "Micah" by Laurell K. Hamilton (245p.)
(29) "The Beetle" by Richard Marsh (283p.)
(30) "Necropolis" by Tim Waggoner (247p.)
(31) "The Zombie Survival Guide" by Max Brooks (249p.)
(32) "Equal Rites" by Terry Pratchett (213p.)
(33) "Lady Audley's Secret" by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (409p.)
(34) "Grimm's Grimmest" by Maria Tatar, ed. (142p.)
(35) "Mort" by Terry Pratchett (243p.)
(36) "Dracula" by Bram Stoker (390p.)
(37) "Come On In!" by Charles Bukowski (279p.)
(38) "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel (401p.)
(39) "Lost Souls" by Poppy Z. Brite (355p.)
(40) "Crazy" by Benjamin Lebert (178p.)
(41) "Bloodangel" by Justine Musk (343p.)
(42) "Trilby" by George Du Maurier (447p.)
(43) "Cold Skin" by Albert Sánchez Piñol (182p.)
(44) "The Fuck-Up" by Arthur Nersesian (296p.)

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"Our culture has metamorphosed this idea of narrative, or writing, as something designed to ward off death. Writing has become linked to sacrifice, even to the sacrifice of life: it is now a voluntary effacement which does not need to be represented in books, since it is brought about in the writer's very existence. The work, which once had the duty of providing immortality, now possesses the right to kill, to be its author's murderer, as in the cases of Flaubert, Proust, and Kafka. That is not all, however: this relationship between writing and death is also manifested in the effacement of the writing subject's individual characteristics...the mark of the writer is reduced to nothing more than the singularity of his absence; he must assume the role of the dead man in the game of writing."
--Michel Foucault

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