Outsider science, extreme empiricism, aberrant experiments, and imaginary speculations—literary explorations in fictional science.
2. The Perpetual Motion Machine: The Story of an Invention, by Paul Scheerbart
3. The Hierarchies of Cuckoldry and Bankruptcy, by Charles Fourier
4. Pataphysical Essays, by René Daumal
The Library of Cruelty
Tales of love, crime, war, and madness, from the surreal to the sarcastic.
2. The High Life, by Jean-Pierre Martinet
3. The Book of Monelle, by Marcel Schwob
4. Lesabendio: An Asteroid Novel, by Paul Scheerbart
6. Flametti, or The Dandyism of the Poor, by Hugo Ball
7. The Creator, by Mynona
8. The Emperor of China, The Mute Canary & The Executioner of Peru, by Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes
Verse, from the adverse to the perverse.
The how-to manual reimagined: guidebooks on a variety of satirical, parodic, and quixotic subjects.
2. The Young Girl's Handbook of Good Manners for Use in Educational Establishments, by Pierre Louÿs
3. A Handbook for the Perfect Adventurer, by Pierre Mac Orlan
4. The Physiology of the Employee, by Honoré de Balzac