Comin' from Cleveland

Reading List


  • The Sluts, Dennis Cooper
  • Blue Movie, Terry Southern
  • "The Existence of God," St. Thomas Aquinas
  • "The Emptiness of Existence," Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Contemplation, Franz Kafka
  • "The Judgement," Franz Kafka
  • The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
  • Diary of a Drug Fiend, Aleister Crowley
  • Userlands: New Fiction from the Blogging Underground, V/A, Edited by Dennis Cooper
  • The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Holidays on Ice, David Sedaris
  • Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews with Hunter S. Thompson (Unfinished), Anita Thompson
  • Jesus' Son, Dennis Johnson
  • Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals (Second Reading), John  Gray
  • "A Perfect Day for Bananafish," J.D. Salinger
  • "Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut," J.D. Salinger
  • Slaughter House Five, Kurt Vonnegut
  • From The Graveyard of The Arousal Industry, Justin Pearson


  • Apathy and Other Small Victories, Paul Neilan
  • Human Use of Human Beings: Cybernetics and Society, (Unfinished), Norbert Weiner
  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
  • The Honest Thief, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • "What is an Author," Michel Foucault
  • The Student, Anton Chekov
  • The Machine Stops, E.M. Forster
  • White Nights, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • A Wedding and a Christmas Tree, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • A Peasant Named Marey, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Notes From the Underground, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Choke, Chuck Palahniuk
  • Tetherballs of Bouganville, Mark Leyner