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Slipstream Literature

Description: "...this is a kind of writing which simply makes you feel very strange; the way that living in the twentieth century makes you feel, if you are a person of a certain sensibility."

This list is based on one created at Readercon 2007. I have added some later works that would also qualify and also corrected some egregious omissions. Thumbs up books you would recommend; thumbs down books not worth reading.

Members: 10 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
7,579 members, 108 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: andomck (1), thecoroner (2), ahef1963 (4), amanda4242 (5), krisa (5), aulsmith (16)

2
34,943 members, 540 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: andomck (2), amanda4242 (2), krisa (6), ahef1963 (8)

3
15,984 members, 338 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), aulsmith (1), krisa (2)

4
29,739 members, 837 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: krisa (1), amanda4242 (3), ahef1963 (10), thecoroner (14)

5
18,574 members, 262 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1), kara.shamy (2), aulsmith (15), ahef1963 (19)

Explanations:

aulsmith (15): If you don't take it too seriously or worry too much about what it all means, this is a pretty good book. I'm not sure what's slipstream about it.… (more)

6
13,753 members, 336 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (1), krisa (3), ahef1963 (12), thecoroner (13)

7
5,326 members, 282 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: andomck (3), ahef1963 (5), amanda4242 (7), aulsmith (12)

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): This is a good book, but I think it's fairly straight-forward horror, rather than slipstream

8
8,598 members, 369 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), ahef1963 (3), krisa (4)

9
2,390 members, 58 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), andomck (9), aulsmith (13), krisa (28)

10
10,042 members, 125 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), amanda4242 (6), thecoroner (7), aulsmith (14)

Thumbs down: krisa

11
8,099 members, 129 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Tombleweed (1), thecoroner (8), amanda4242 (11), krisa (35)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I couldn't get past page 10

12
20,839 members, 476 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: andomck (4), amanda4242 (8), krisa (17)

13
9,837 members, 261 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: andomck (5), krisa (11), aulsmith (11)

14
9,746 members, 198 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), andomck (7), krisa (34)

15
14,481 members, 296 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: andomck (6), thecoroner (12), ahef1963 (21)

16
10,043 members, 322 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: krisa (10), ahef1963 (14), thecoroner (15)

17
1,168 members, 12 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: mkbird (1), krisa (31)

18
623 members, 18 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: mkbird (2), krisa (33)

19
2,107 members, 68 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (5), thecoroner (9)

20
34,334 members, 1,155 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: krisa (7), ahef1963 (7)

21
762 members, 28 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), krisa (16)

22
590 members, 13 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7), mkbird (10)

23
10,894 members, 287 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (4), thecoroner (22)

24
405 members, 13 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: mkbird (6), amanda4242 (14)

25
9,382 members, 155 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6), krisa (19)

26
4,152 members, 47 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (6), thecoroner (10), krisa (40)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): There's a movie of this, believe it or not, and I did enjoy watching the Liffey flow and hearing parts of this read, but I'd never bother to try and read it through as a novel.… (more)

27
772 members, 13 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), krisa (32)

28
3,359 members, 91 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: andomck (8), ahef1963 (17)

29
4,692 members, 280 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (9), ahef1963 (18)

30
17,741 members, 220 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (1), andomck (10)

Thumbs down: ahef1963

31
2,768 members, 62 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10), krisa (24)

Explanations:

aulsmith (10): This isn't as profound as Delany wants it to be, but it does offer an entree into the hidden world of sexual minorities.

32
2,135 members, 42 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11), krisa (26)

33
2,399 members, 97 reviews
3.2 stars (3.2 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24), krisa (25)

34
1,848 members, 48 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), krisa (27)

35
34,905 members, 520 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: andomck (11), thecoroner (17), krisa (78)

Thumbs down: kara.shamy

36
527 members, 6 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (16), krisa (55)

37
3,221 members, 56 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

38
2,423 members, 137 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (3)

39
1,827 members, 48 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: mkbird (3)

40
195 members, 8 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3)

41
5,740 members, 63 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (4)

42
1,026 members, 35 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: mkbird (4)

43
3,780 members, 53 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5)

44
437 members, 5 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: mkbird (5)

45
5,410 members, 95 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6), ahef1963 (16)

Thumbs down: krisa

46
17,402 members, 791 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: krisa (9), ahef1963 (11)

Thumbs down: amanda4242

47
600 members, 6 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (7)

48
257 members, 1 review
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: mkbird (7)

49
27,144 members, 1,264 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: krisa (8)

50
770 members, 38 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

51
601 members, 7 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (8)

52
226 members, 5 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: mkbird (8)

53
5,909 members, 475 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9)

54
854 members, 30 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (9)

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): A little slow in the middle, but the end is worth it.

55
175 members, 9 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: mkbird (9)

56
1,485 members, 95 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (10)

57
859 members, 36 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: mkbird (11)

58
822 members, 55 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11)

59
9,172 members, 703 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (12)

60
8,910 members, 153 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: andomck (12)

61
5,649 members, 317 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: krisa (12)

62
791 members, 55 reviews
2.81 stars (2.81 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (12)

63
13,608 members, 428 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

64
5,483 members, 107 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: andomck (13)

65
4,490 members, 124 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: krisa (13)

66
2,930 members, 214 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (13)

67
225 members, 30 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (13)

68
2,501 members, 42 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (15)

69
2,309 members, 132 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: krisa (15)

70
519 members, 15 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (16)

72
10,465 members, 407 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: krisa (18)

73
1,333 members, 19 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (18)

74
11,072 members, 994 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: krisa (20)

75
8,577 members, 103 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (20)

76
9,960 members, 189 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (21)

77
7,666 members, 141 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: krisa (21)

78
9,444 members, 114 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22)

79
8,265 members, 224 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: krisa (22)

80
5,296 members, 133 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23)

81
4,269 members, 31 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (23)

82
2,767 members, 74 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: krisa (23)

83
1,514 members, 56 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: krisa (29)

84
1,589 members, 40 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: krisa (30)

85
7,648 members, 254 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: krisa (36)

86
6,943 members, 148 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: krisa (37)

87
4,193 members, 109 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: krisa (38)

88
4,569 members, 295 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: krisa (39)

89
3,411 members, 95 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: krisa (41)

90
6,436 members, 233 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: krisa (43)

91
957 members, 17 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: krisa (44)

92
965 members, 55 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: krisa (45)

93
764 members, 19 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: krisa (46)

94
752 members, 19 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: krisa (47)

95
742 members, 14 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: krisa (48)

96
684 members, 14 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: krisa (49)

97
651 members, 18 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: krisa (50)

98
545 members, 15 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: krisa (51)

99
508 members, 10 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: krisa (52)

100
526 members, 4 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: krisa (53)

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Started by: sturlington (September 2014)

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