Highly Recommended Reading

By Doug Brunell, Writer of Depravity

By Doug Brunell, Writer of Depravity

My Dark Places: An L.A. Crime Memoir

James Ellroy

$17.00 $15.64

Ellroy. Raw.

Forbidden Erotica

Taschen

$20.00 $18.40

Your grandmother may be here.

Disorder: A Fable

Leslie Kaplan

$12.00 $11.04

Inspirational in all the right ways . . . or a stark warning to others.

Nest of Salt: Stories

Matthew V. Brockmeyer

$8.94

A great short story collection.

Tl;dr: The Best of Odd Things Considered

Anita Dalton

$29.00

If you like to read strange books, this is your new Bible.

The Black Dahlia

James Ellroy

$15.99

Like getting punched in the gut.

The Shining

Stephen King

$17.95 $16.51

This made me want to be a writer.

Pure Filth

Peter Sotos

$69.00

Any Sotos is good Sotos. Beware.

The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy

Murray Bookchin

$24.95 $22.95

Essential reading if you care about things like freedom and authority.

Fear: The Autobiography of Dario Argento

Dario Argento

$30.00 $27.60

Argento fan? What are you waiting for?

Baby Killer

Frank Cassese

$22.00

Harrowing. Disturbing. Essential.

Apocalypse Culture

$14.95 $13.75

A classic. Necessary.

Absolute Batman: The Killing Joke (30th Anniversary Edition)

Alan Moore and Brian Bolland

$49.99 $45.99

An incredible character study of the Joker.

Nightmare USA: The Untold Story of the Exploitation Independents

Stephen Thrower

$59.95

A massive time for film fanatics.

Dune

Frank Herbert

$18.00 $16.56

Epic.

Emmanuelle

Emmanuelle Arsan

$15.00 $13.80

Read this with Sinful Cinema 4.

Language and Politics (Expanded)

Noam Chomsky

$28.00 $25.76

A fascinating look at his theories.

Cinema Sewer Volume 1: The Adults Only Guide to History's Sickest and Sexiest Movies!

Robin Bougie

$19.95

This series is a must-have for film fans.

Mythmakers & Lawbreakers: Anarchist Writers on Fiction

$12.00 $11.04

AK Press knocked it out of the park with this one.

American Psycho

Bret Easton Ellis

$16.95 $15.59

Not as good as Baby Killer, but ...

The Art of Hammer: Posters from the Archive of Hammer Films (Updated)

Marcus Hearn

$34.95

How can you go wrong with Hammer?

Wolverine: Enemy of the State

Kaare Andrews and John Romita

$34.99 $32.19

An incredible Wolverine tale with some spectacular John Romita, Jr. art.

Death Scenes: A Homicide Detectives Scrapbook

Sean Tejaratchi and Dunn Katherine

$22.95 $21.11

A must for true crime readers.

Panzram: A Journal of Murder

James O. Long and Thomas E Gaddis

$24.95 $22.95

Before GG Allin, there was Panzram.

Is This Guy for Real?: The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman

Brian "box" Brown

$19.99 $18.39

A god among men.

The Killer Inside Me

Jim Thompson

$16.99 $15.63

Believe it or not, a Dead Milkmen song turned me on to this book.

The Girls

Emma Cline

$17.00 $15.64

Coming of age in the age of Manson (not quite).

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Stephen King

$18.00 $16.56

Essential reading if you are a writer.

From a Buick 8

Stephen King

$18.00 $16.56

Creepy in all the right ways.