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Chuck Palahniuk - Author

About the Author

Chuck Palahniuk's six novels are Diary, Lullaby, Fight Club, which was made into a film by director David Fincher, Survivor, Invisible Monsters, and Choke. He is also the author of Fugitives and Refugees, a book about Portland, Oregon, and the non-fiction collection Non-fiction. He lives in Washington State.

 

Featured books by Chuck Palahniuk

Other books by Chuck Palahniuk

Fight Club 3

Fight Club 3

Author: Chuck Palahniuk, David Mack, Cameron Stewart Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Consider This Moments in My Writing Life after Which Everything Was Different

Consider This Moments in My Writing Life after Which Everything Was Different

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2020

Renowned, bestselling novelist Chuck Palahniuk takes us behind the scenes of the writing life, with postcards from decades on the road and incredible examination of the power of fiction and the art of storytelling. In this spellbinding blend of memoir and insight, bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk shares stories and generous advice on what makes writing powerful and what makes for powerful writing. With advice grounded in years of careful study and a keenly observed life, Palahniuk combines practical advice and concrete examples from beloved classics, his own books, and a kitchen-table MFA culled from an evolving circle of beloved authors and artists, with anecdotes, postcards from the road, and much more. Clear-eyed, sensitive, illuminating, and knowledgeable, Consider This is Palahniuk's love letter to stories and storytellers, booksellers and books themselves. Consider it a classic in the making.

Adjustment Day

Adjustment Day

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2019

The author of Fight Club takes America beyond our darkest dreams in this timely satire. People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious blue-black book and memorising its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. In this ingeniously comic work, Chuck Palahniuk's first novel in four years, he does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Smug, geriatric politicians hatch a nasty fate for the burgeoning population of young males; working-class men dream of burying the elites; and professors propound theories that offer students only the bleakest future. When it arrives, Adjustment Day inaugurates a new, disunited states. In this mind-blowing novel, Palahniuk fearlessly makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact, and conspiracy theory lurking in the American psyche. 'His best book in years' Irish Independent

Adjustment Day A Novel

Adjustment Day A Novel

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2019

Adjustment Day is an ingenious darkly comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Geriatric politicians bring the nation to the brink of a third world war to control the burgeoning population of young males, while working-class men dream of burying the elites. Adjustment Day's arrival makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact, and conspiracy theory lurking in the American psyche.

It's Alive Bringing Your Nightmares to Life

It's Alive Bringing Your Nightmares to Life

Author: Chuck Palahniuk, F Paul Wilson, Clive Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2018

Fight Club A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Fight Club A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 02/08/2018

First there was the insomnia. Then there were the support groups that helped him sleep. Then Marla Singer turned up, muscled in on ascending bowel cancer and ruined everything. Then he met Tyler Durden. Then came Fight Club. Mild mannered product recall specialist by day, tortured insomniac by night, our narrator is a discontented white-collar drone who longs to escape his everyday reality. Together with Tyler Durden - part-time projectionist, banquet waiter, soap-maker and anarchic genius - he creates Fight Club, where he and men like him can get away from their work-dominated, consumer-driven, image-obsessed lives. Soon there are fight clubs in basement bars across the country; men with cuts, bruises, stitches and missing teeth wherever you look. Tyler Durden has become an urban legend - but when he invents Project Mayhem, things begin to escalate. There's only one thing to do: shut down Fight Club. But have they created a monster they can't control? This full-cast BBC radio dramatisation of Chuck Palahniuk's visceral, unflinching novel stars Patrick Kennedy as the Narrator, Sam Hazeldine as Tyler and Elaine Cassidy as Marla. Cast: The Narrator...Patrick Kennedy Tyler Durden...Sam Hazeldine Marla Singer... Elaine Cassidy Big Bob...Martin Sherman Doctor/Boss...Nigel Whitmey Recruit One...Danny Mahoney Mechanic...John Schwab Ted...Sam Dale Glenda...Jane Slavin Chloe...Ayesha Antoine Dramatised by Tracey Malone and Ed Whitmore Produced by Heather Larmour Duration: 1 hour approx.

Adjustment Day

Adjustment Day

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: eBook Release Date: 05/07/2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk, read by Christopher Ragland.People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious blue-black book and memorising its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. In this ingeniously comic work, Chuck Palahniuk's first novel in four years, he does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Smug, geriatric politicians hatch a nasty fate for the burgeoning population of young males; working-class men dream of burying the elites; and professors propound theories that offer students only the bleakest future. When it arrives, Adjustment Day inaugurates a new Disunited States of America. In this mind-blowing novel, Palahniuk fearlessly makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact, and conspiracy theory lurking in the American psyche.

Fight Club

Fight Club

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: eBook Release Date: 05/07/2018

First there was the insomnia.Then there were the support groups that helped him sleep.Then Marla Singer turned up, muscled in on ascending bowel cancer and ruined everything.Then he met Tyler Durden.Then came Fight Club.Fight Club is the psychological story of a man's descent into an underground world of violence. Mild mannered product-recall-specialist by day, tortured insomniac by night, our narrator meets Tyler Durden - part-time projectionist, banquet waiter, soap-maker and anarchic genius. Together they create Fight Club. In Fight Club our narrator, and men like him, can escape the monotony of their daily work-dominated, consumer-driven, image-obsessed lives. In Fight Club you can escape who the world thinks you ought to be.Soon there are Fight Clubs in basement bars in towns and cities across the country; men with cuts, bruises, stitches, missing teeth wherever you look, and Tyler Durden has become an urban legend. But when Tyler invents Project Mayhem and things begin to escalate, there's only one thing to do: shut down Fight Club.But have they created a monster they can't control?Chuck Palahniuk's visceral and unflinching cult novel stars Patrick Kennedy, Sam Hazeldine and Elaine Cassidy. Cast:The Narrator...Patrick KennedyTyler Durden...Sam HazeldineMarla Singer... Elaine CassidyBig Bob...Martin ShermanDoctor/Boss...Nigel WhitmeyRecruit One...Danny MahoneyMechanic...John SchwabTed...Sam DaleGlenda...Jane SlavinChloe...Ayesha AntoineDramatised by Tracey Malone and Ed WhitmoreProduced by Heather Larmour

Adjustment Day

Adjustment Day

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2018

People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious blue-black book and memorising its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. In this ingeniously comic work, Chuck Palahniuk's first novel in four years, he does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Smug, geriatric politicians hatch a nasty fate for the burgeoning population of young males; working-class men dream of burying the elites; and professors propound theories that offer students only the bleakest future. When it arrives, Adjustment Day inaugurates a new, disunited states. In this mind-blowing novel, Palahniuk fearlessly makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact, and conspiracy theory lurking in the American psyche.

Adjustment Day A Novel

Adjustment Day A Novel

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2018

People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorising its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. Adjustment Day, the author's first novel in four years, is an ingeniously comic tale in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Smug, geriatric politicians edge to the brink of a third World War in an effort to control the burgeoning population of young males; working-class men dream of burying the elites; and professors propound theories that offer students only the bleakest future. Into this dyspeptic time a blue-black book is launched carrying such wisdom as: The weak want you to forego your destiny just as they've shirked theirs. A smile is your best bulletproof vest. When Adjustment Day arrives, it inescapably spawns the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact and conspiracy theory out there.

Fight Club 2

Fight Club 2

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

Survivor A Novel

Survivor A Novel

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

Tender Branson-last surviving member of the Creedish Death Cult-is dictating his life story into the recorder of Flight 2039, cruising on autopilot at 39,000 feet somewhere over the Pacific Ocean. He is all alone in the airplane, which will crash shortly into the vast Australian outback. But before it does, Branson will unfold the tale of his journey from an obedient Creedish child and humble domestic servant to an ultra-buffed, steroid- and collagen-packed media messiah.

Invisible Monsters A Novel

Invisible Monsters A Novel

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

She's a fashion model who has everything: a boyfriend, a career, a loyal best friend. But when a sudden freeway accident leaves her disfigured and incapable of speech, she goes from being the beautiful center of attention to being an invisible monster, so hideous that no one will acknowledge she exists. Enter Brandy Alexander, Queen Supreme, one operation away from becoming a real woman, who will teach her that reinventing yourself means erasing your past and making up something better. And that salvation hides in the last places you'll ever want to look.

Adjustment Day A Novel

Adjustment Day A Novel

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/04/2018

People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. Adjustment Day, the author's first novel in four years, is an ingeniously comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Smug, geriatric politicians bring the nation to the brink of a third world war in an effort to control the burgeoning population of young males; working-class men dream of burying the elites; and professors propound theories that offer students only the bleakest future. Into this dyspeptic time a blue-black book is launched carrying such wisdom as: Imagine there's no God. There is no Heaven or Hell. There is only your son and his son and his son and the world you leave for them. The weak want you to forgo your destiny just as they've shirked theirs. A smile is your best bulletproof vest. When Adjustment Day arrives, it fearlessly makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact, and conspiracy theory lurking in the American psyche.

Legacy: An Off-color Novella For You To Color

Legacy: An Off-color Novella For You To Color

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2017

Fight Club 2 Library Edition

Fight Club 2 Library Edition

Author: Chuck Palahniuk Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/10/2016