Clinicality Press are pleased to announce that from today, and for a limited time only, the Kindle Christopher Nosnibor’s novel to end all novels, This Book is Fucking Stupid will be available at a reduced price.
The Kindle-exclusive ‘Fifty Shades of Shit’ special edition contains substantial sections of additional material, including an introduction by Douglas Coupland and an afterword by S F Grimm, not in the standard first edition.
At the heart of this radical novel that dismantles the very notion of ‘the novel’ lies a thought-provoking work that challenges notions of authorship and the distinctions that separate theory, criticism, fiction and memoir. ‘This Book’ forges a touching tale of midlife anxiety in the postmodern age of late capitalism and information overload through an ambitous and ingenius synergy of form and content.
With the revised and expanded ’50 Shades of Shit’ special edition, Nosnibor really ratchets up the audacious polemic and smashes every aspect of contemporary (pseudo) literary and mainstream fiction and the publishing industry with brain-bending results.
This Book is Fucking Stupid is available from Amazon.com for just $3.61, and Amazon.co.uk for £2.29.
Christopher Nosnibor’s latest literary assault takes his quest for literary self-annihilation to a new level and poses the question: is this the end of the novel?
Boasting a title that borders on the unmarketable and is guaranteed to be blocked by most retailers, ‘This Book is Fucking Stupid’ is arguably the very definition of commercial suicide. The paper-thin plot eschews literary conventions such as character development and linear progression, and instead focuses on a brief period of stasis in the lives of two friends who are growing apart.
However, true to form, Nosnibor shatters all semblance of continuity to forge a work that stretches what can be considered a novel to breaking point. Identities crumble beneath the weight of self-negating ideas and linear narrative dissolves in a corrosive tsunami of conflicting concepts and contradictory commentaries. ‘This Book’ is a challenging and labyrinthine work designed to confuse, bewilder and frustrate, as well an beguile, amuse and entertain. ‘This Book’ may be stupid, or it may be a work of genius. Either way, it’s a book like no other.
Yet beneath it all is a thought-provoking work that challenges notions of authorship and the distinctions that separate theory, criticism, fiction and memoir, and amongst the rubble there lies a touching tale of midlife anxiety in the postmodern age of late capitalism and information overload.
‘This Book is Fucking Stupid’ will be published as an e-book by Clinicality Press on 10th May 2012.
More details to follow.