COMING JUNE 2013
Death Metal Epic (Book One: The Inverted Katabasis)
Paperback and Ebook (June 2013)
$9.95 USD (paper) and $2.99 USD (digital)
David Fosberg plays guitar in Valhalla. But don’t worry: this is no jukebox hero saga of his rise to fame and fortune.
Valhalla’s a death metal band. From Florida.
And the rest of the guys just quit. There’s not a lot of money in metal hymns to the Elder Gods.
If David can record another album, Plutonic Records will send him on a two week tour to promote it.
Where people like metal.
Paperback and Ebook
Outside: something resembling Godzilla attacks the city. At the party, ‘Faith’ by George Michael is playing and someone is telling you to consider changing apartments.
Advance Praise for Mastodon Farm
“I’d rank this book up there with Fabulous Nobodies and I Pass Like Night, both books that I’ll never forget the experience of reading.”
-Ken Sparling, author of Dad Says He Saw You At The Mall
“It is like watching TV for 12 hours on a Saturday / a blur of desert-palm trees-James Franco-helicopter noise / the brain of the TV watcher encapsulated.”
-Noah Cicero, author of Best Behavior
“In his impressive debut novel, Mike Kleine fingers the asterisk of pop culture by turns absurd, matted, and outré-familiar. Mastodon Farm lays bare the smooth fiction of mediatized reality.”
-D. Harlan Wilson, author of Hitler: The Terminal Biography
“You feel delirious reading Mastodon Farm. You freak out a little. You change genders. You listen to Tangerine Dream. You drive a Ferrari. You have a good time. You read it again. You read it again.”
-Nick Antosca, author of Fires
“Mastodon Farm is about you. You are wealthy and only associate with famous people. Mike Kleine has written your life. His language is stripped down, but your story is dense… [Think] Samuel Beckett, Tao Lin, Bret Easton Ellis.”
-Bradley Sands, author of Rico Slade Will Fucking Kill You
D. Harlan Wilson‘s short story collection They Had Goat Heads has been nominated for the Wonderland Book Award for best bizarro collection of 2010. Congratulations to Dr. Wilson!
Losing the Light by Brian Cartwright
Quique Martinez is a broken down photographer in search of the last great shoot. From the islands of Micronesia to the casbahs and desert of the Middle East, Quique will go anywhere to find it. What he doesn’t expect is the surreal adventure waiting to test him both mentally and physically. To him, the only possible outcomes are complete and total failure or the culmination of a life’s passion.
Cover photograph by Brian Cartwright
Cover design by Brandon Duncan
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