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An experimental novella sculpted entirely from passages from out-of-copyright novels transcribed by Project Gutenberg that were e-mailed to me by spambots. The result is a fractured narrative in 35 chapters, with sources ranging from Stendhal to Virginia Woolf to D.H. Lawrence, including occasional interruptions by the copyright policies of Gutenberg itself.

The Lightning of Possible Storms

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PRE-ORDER (SHIPS FALL 2020) — The first collection of “stranger fiction” from Jonathan Ball, the poet laureate of Hell. More information coming soon, but can be pre-ordered anytime. Forthcoming from Book*hug Press. If price lowered before publication, you will be partially refunded.  All pre-orders signed by the author. Cover image just a dream at this point. Thank you for buying this book!

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The National Gallery

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PRE-ORDER (SHIPS FALL 2019) — A poetic meditation on the modern world: Rilkean elegies for an iPhone, sonnets about The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and other strange missives from the poet laureate of Hell. All pre-orders signed by the author. Thank you for buying this book!

Parallel Prairies: Stories

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The Canadian Prairie teems with life — not all of it of this world. Get acquainted with baby dragons, killer insects, faery kings, infernal entities and more, as 19 authors let the Manitoban landscape inspire weird and wondrous tales.

LIMITED-TIME DEAL (ends November 1, 2018): ANY ORDERS OF PARALLEL PRAIRIES OR THE SHADOW OVER PORTAGE AND MAIN: WEIRD FICTIONS COME WITH A FREE SIGNED COPY OF THE POLITICS OF KNIVES (NORMALLY $18)

The Shadow Over Portage and Main: Weird Fictions

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An anthology of weird fiction featuring writers who have all lived in Winnipeg for a time and been inspired, horrified, changed by that experience. Features an introduction by Jonathan Ball and a short story by Richard Crow (aka Jonathan Ball).

LIMITED-TIME DEAL (ends November 1, 2018): ANY ORDERS OF THE SHADOW OVER PORTAGE AND MAIN: WEIRD FICTIONS OR PARALLEL PRAIRIES: STORIES OR COME WITH A FREE SIGNED COPY OF THE POLITICS OF KNIVES

Why Poetry Sucks: An Anthology of Humorous Experimental Canadian Poetry

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An anthology of poetry that scrutinizes Canada’s poetic avant-gardes for signs of humorous life. Moving deftly between entertainment, attack, and critique, this poetry makes us laugh while making us wonder why we’re laughing at all.

John Paizs's Crime Wave

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An academic monograph examining the Winnipeg filmmaker’s 1985 cult film as an important example of early postmodern cinema and as a significant precursor to subsequent postmodern blockbusters, including the much later Hollywood film Adaptation.

This eBook is otherwise provided to you as-is

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An experimental novella sculpted entirely from passages from out-of-copyright novels transcribed by Project Gutenberg that were e-mailed to me by spambots. The result is a fractured narrative in 35 chapters, with sources ranging from Stendhal to Virginia Woolf to D.H. Lawrence, including occasional interruptions by the copyright policies of Gutenberg itself.

Support Jonathan Ball on Patreon

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