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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
7,581 members, 108 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

2
34,957 members, 540 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

3
15,986 members, 338 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

4
29,754 members, 838 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

5
18,582 members, 262 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 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
13,757 members, 336 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

7
5,332 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
8,600 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
10,048 members, 125 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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

Thumbs down: krisa

11
8,100 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
20,845 members, 476 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

13
9,839 members, 261 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

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

14
9,749 members, 198 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

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

15
14,485 members, 296 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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

16
10,046 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
34,341 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
10,899 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
9,385 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
3,358 members, 91 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: andomck (8), ahef1963 (17)

29
4,693 members, 280 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (9), ahef1963 (18)

30
17,747 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
2,401 members, 97 reviews
3.2 stars (3.2 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24), krisa (25)

34
1,849 members, 48 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), krisa (27)

35
34,916 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
2,424 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
5,742 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
3,782 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
5,413 members, 95 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6), ahef1963 (16)

Thumbs down: krisa

46
17,407 members, 792 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
27,152 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
5,914 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
1,487 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
9,181 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
5,651 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
13,610 members, 428 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

64
5,484 members, 107 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: andomck (13)

65
4,493 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
2,310 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
10,470 members, 407 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: krisa (18)

73
1,335 members, 19 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (18)

74
11,083 members, 995 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: krisa (20)

75
8,578 members, 103 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (20)

76
9,963 members, 189 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (21)

77
7,669 members, 141 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: krisa (21)

78
9,447 members, 114 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22)

79
8,271 members, 224 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: krisa (22)

80
5,300 members, 133 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23)

81
4,271 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
1,587 members, 40 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: krisa (30)

85
7,650 members, 254 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: krisa (36)

86
6,946 members, 148 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: krisa (37)

87
4,196 members, 109 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: krisa (38)

88
4,570 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
6,438 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
966 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
753 members, 19 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: krisa (47)

95
743 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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