Chuck Palahniuk: Books & Short Stories

Though the name Chuck Palahniuk might not ring a bell, you probably know some of his work. In this lesson, we will look at the novels and short stories of this prolific contemporary author. Bibliography ”The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club.” As long as you haven’t been living under a rock since the late 1990s, there’s a good chance you know the second rule, too: Don’t talk about Fight Club! Fight Club was Chuck Palahniuk’s breakthrough novel. Since then, he has kept pretty busy publishing novels and short stories. Let’s take a chronological look at Palahniuk’s bibliography — an organized list of an author’s works. Palahniuk’s career as a novelist started in 1996 with his debut novel Fight Club . After Fight Club , there were a few years before his major work hit shelves. In 1999, though, he published two books — Invisible Monsters and Survivor . These, along with Fight Club were published by WW Norton and went on to cement his popularity as a writer of transgressive fiction . Transgressive fiction is a genre made up of some very dark stories. They address taboo subjects in a direct […]

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