Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksLibrariesSign In
AuthorsAlissa Nutting

Alissa Nutting Books

10 books on the list
Sort by
Best Books First
The Best Bizarro Fiction of the Decade book cover
The Best Bizarro Fiction of the Decade
Aimee Bender, Joe R. Lansdale, Carlton Mellick III, Bentley Little, Alissa Nutting, Amelia Gray - 2013-12-03 (first published in 2012)
Goodreads Rating
A feeling has been tearing up the underground of the fiction world. It’s a nightmare reflection of the society you inhabit, a surreal explosion of pop, punk, and the post-apocalypse. Over the last decade, Bizarro Fiction has changed the definition of avant garde, it’s abolished the traditional prose of yesterday and established a new precedent for ...
The Lineup book cover
The Lineup
20 Provocative Women Writers
Goodreads Rating
Edited by Richard Thomas. Foreword by Alissa Nutting.There are women writing short stories today that take chances, risks—you might even call their work provocative. The Lineup is a collection of twenty of the most compelling, powerful, and honest stories that have been published in the last five years. Written by some of the most talented contempo...
Monsters book cover
A Collection of Literary Sightings
Goodreads Rating
Collected here are monster stories by some of America's best writers, including Bonnie Jo Campbell, Ben Percy, and Aimee Bender. Starring Mud Men and mummies and MothMan, this book brings our collective fears and fascinations to life. Collected here are monster stories by some of America's best writers, including Bonnie Jo Campbell, Ben Percy, and ...
The Perpetual Engine Of Hope book cover
The Perpetual Engine Of Hope
Short Stories Inspired by Iconic Las Vegas Photographs
K. W. Jeter, Dayvid Figler, Juan Martinez, Oksana Marafioti, Alissa Nutting, Megan Edwards - 2012-09-13
Goodreads Rating
The Perpetual Engine of Hope, a collection of short stories inspired by vintage Las Vegas photographs, takes you on an epic journey from the heyday of the mob era to a dystopian future of dashed dreams. No matter the genre, from crime noir to horror, psychological drama to urban fantasy, these stories have something compelling to say about Las Vega...
Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls book cover
Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls
Stories (Art of the Story)
Alissa Nutting - 2018-07-03
Goodreads Rating
In this darkly hilarious debut collection, misfit women and girls in every strata of society are investigated through various ill-fated jobs. One is the main course of dinner, another the porn star contracted to copulate in space for a reality TV show. They become futuristic ant farms, get knocked up by the star high school quarterback and have sec...
Watchlist book cover
32 Stories by Persons of Interest
2016-05-10 (first published in 2015)
Goodreads Rating
Threats known and unknown.Etgar Keret. Robert Coover. Aimee Bender. Jim Shepard. Alissa Nutting. Charles Yu. Cory Doctorow. Randa Jarrar. Katherine Karlin. Miracle Jones. Mark Irwin. T. Coraghessan Boyle. Dale Peck. Bonnie Nadzam. Lucy Corin. Chika Unigwe.Footsteps in the night.Paul Di Filippo. Lincoln Michel. Dana Johnson. Mark Chiusano. Juan Pabl...
Come Here Often? book cover
Come Here Often?
53 Writers Raise a Glass to Their Favorite Bar
Goodreads Rating
"In this collection of essays, writers including Joe Meno, Rosie Schaap, and Craig Finn pay tribute to the bars that have shaped them. It’s an outstanding and talented group, and a subject that’s close to the hearts of many literary types." - Vol. 1 BrooklynA neighborhood bar can become as comfortable as a second home or a memory best avoided—a wil...
My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me book cover
My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me
Forty New Fairy Tales
Kate Bernheimer - 2010-09-28
Goodreads Rating
The fairy tale lives again in this book of forty new stories by some of the biggest names in contemporary fiction. Neil Gaiman, “Orange”   Aimee Bender, “The Color Master”   Joyce Carol Oates, “Blue-bearded Lover”   Michael Cunningham, “The Wild Swans”   These and more than thirty other stories by Francine Prose, Kelly Link, Jim Shepard, Lydia Mill...
Made for Love book cover
Made for Love
A Novel
Alissa Nutting - 2018-07-03 (first published in 2017)
Goodreads Rating
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY GQ PopSugar NPR Huffington Post Electric Literature The New Yorker CHOSEN AS A 2017 BEST SUMMER READ PICK BY Publishers Weekly New York Magazine Buzzfeed Refinery29 Vulture Nylon From the exciting and provocative writer of Tampa, a poignant, riotously funny story of how far some will go for loveand how far some will go ...
Recommended by
Jia Tolentino
Tampa book cover
A Novel
Alissa Nutting - 2014-03-04
Goodreads Rating
In Alissa Nutting’s novel Tampa, Celeste Price, a smoldering 26-year-old middle-school teacher in Florida, unrepentantly recounts her elaborate and sociopathically determined seduction of a 14-year-old student. Celeste has chosen and lured the charmingly modest Jack Patrick into her web. Jack is enthralled and in awe of his eighth-grade teacher, an...