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Last week we asked you to share the books that have most shocked or disturbed you – and boy, you guys responded with a passion. Over the 1,200 comments, the winning book – if that’s the right word – was:
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis: ‘I found myself suddenly inexplicably weeping’
“I read American Psycho all the way through but nearly fainted reading one of the scenes. I did get rid of it … thought of burning it but imagined a vision of some kind of devil in the flames, so consigned to a cardboard box and then the dump.” tribord
Novelist Victor LaValle tapped 25 other writers of speculative fiction to create the new anthology A People’s Future of the United States. Below, the author of The Changeling and The Ballad of Black Tom names six favorite recent works.
If you share your home with 90 pets, chances are you shall not pass pretty much anything without bumping into a few. But animal lover Adri Rachelle doesn’t mind so much and even allows up to four of them to cosy up with her in her 10-foot wide bed. Adri’s massive collection includes Bilbo Baggins the mule, Gandalf the goat, Frodo the spaniel and two cats named Boromir and Faramir. But the 31-year-old dog sitter from Atlanta, USA, admitted she is now running out of Middle Earth names. So far she has managed to name 80% of her pets after J.R.R Tolkien’s famed characters.