For the last couple years, I’ve kept track of the best novels, poetry collections, and other books I read that particular year. So, as I did in 2015, 2016, and 2017, here now are the best books I read in 2018.
While he’s often tapped into the zeitgeist, writer Chuck Palahniuk has really hit a vein with his new novel, Adjustment Day (paperback, hardcover, Kindle), a dark, odd, and (sadly) socially-relevant tale. But in the following email interview, he talks about how this story was also inspired by a classic science fiction novel, as well as his recent work in comic books.
While he’s best known for such novels as Fight Club, Lullaby, and Choke, writer Chuck Palahniuk has lately been teaming with visual artists, first with his graphic novel Fight Club 2, and then with his adult coloring book Bait: Off-Color Stories For You To Color. Though in emailing him about his second coloring book, Legacy: An Off-Color Novella For You To Color (hardcover), he inadvertently revealed that no, he will not be writing the next Star Wars movie.