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Make Something Up: Stories

Is there an author more prolific than Chuck?  I think not.  With his new book Doomed out, Chuck recently announced three new titles. Beautiful You, a 'comic erotic/thriller' set for 2014, a graphic novel sequel to Fight Club, and Make Something Up, a new book of original short stories for 2015.

From Doubleday:

Doubleday announced today that Chuck Palahniuk’s first short story collection, MAKE SOMETHING UP: Stories You Can’t Unread, will be published on April 7, 2015, in conjunction with the release of the 10-issue FIGHT CLUB 2 graphic novel series by Dark Horse Comics.   

A compilation of 21 stories and 1 novella (some previously published, some not), MAKE SOMETHING UP will both disturb and delight.  Fans will be excited to know that the story "Excursion" is a precursor to FIGHT CLUB and will show Tyler Durden as you’ve never seen him before. 

In MAKE SOMETHING UP, both the absurdity of both life and death are on full display; in "Zombies," the best and brightest of a high school prep school become tragically addicted to the latest drug craze: electric shocks from cardiac defibrillators. In "Knock, Knock," a son hopes to tell one last off-color joke to a father in his final moments, while in "Tunnel of Love," a massage therapist runs the curious practice of providing 'relief' to dying clients.  Funny, caustic, bizarre, poignant; these stories represent everything readers have come to love and expect from Chuck Palahniuk.

To see a full list of all of Chuck's recent stories, check out our Bibliography.  And keep an eye on this page for any more updates from Chuck about Make Something Up, his first short story collection since Haunted!