Make it weird

Feel like the fiction you've been reading has been missing something -- aliens perhaps, or the occasional occult incursion of rabbits? A new literary movement, based in Northampton, has just the thing for you.

By Jessica Winter
October 8, 2006

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A subdued group of middle-aged friends sits around a table over cards and beer. They're benumbed by their jobs and uninterested in their dusty, adulterous marriages. They're tired; they have no secrets between them. They decide to call a phone-sex line, where the seductive voice on the other end spins a yarn about the devil and a cheerleader. And then ... (Full article: 1202 words)

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