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Reality Bites: Holding a Funhouse Mirror Up to Nature

Our maverick English Teacher and contrarian considers the adage, "Art holds a mirror up to Nature", and comes up with a list of works by writers who decided to use funhouse mirrors in their attempts to reflect the world. The only limitations were that the works had to be narrative fiction, and, if not quite funny, they at least had to be strange.
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Another Roadside Attraction
Another Roadside Attraction
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B Is for Beer (Tom Robbins)
B Is for Beer (Tom Robbins)
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Best of R.A. Lafferty (R.A. Lafferty)
Best of R.A. Lafferty (R.A. Lafferty)
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Bite Me
Bite Me
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Bloodsucking Fiends
Bloodsucking Fiends
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Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut
Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut
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The Book of Joe (Jonathan Tropper)
The Book of Joe (Jonathan Tropper)
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Breakfast of Champions
Breakfast of Champions
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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Cat's Cradle (Kurt Vonnegut)
Cat's Cradle (Kurt Vonnegut)
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Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons)
Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons)
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Confederacy of Dunces
Confederacy of Dunces
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A Confederate General From Big Sur (Richard Brautigan)
A Confederate General From Big Sur (Richard Brautigan)
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Corrupting Doctor Nice (Kessel)
Corrupting Doctor Nice (Kessel)
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Cosmicomics (Italo Calvino)
Cosmicomics (Italo Calvino)
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Coyote Blue (Christopher Moore)
Coyote Blue (Christopher Moore)
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The Dance of Genghis Cohn (Gary)
The Dance of Genghis Cohn (Gary)
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Dead-Eye Dick (Kurt Vonnegut)
Dead-Eye Dick (Kurt Vonnegut)
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A Dirty Job (Christopher Moore)
A Dirty Job (Christopher Moore)
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Discworld Series (Terry Pratchett)
Discworld Series (Terry Pratchett)
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Does Anyone Else Have Something Further to Add? (Lafferty)
Does Anyone Else Have Something Further to Add? (Lafferty)
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Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
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Everything Changes
Everything Changes
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Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates
Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates
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Florida Roadkill (Tim Dorsey)
Florida Roadkill (Tim Dorsey)
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Fluke (Christopher Moore)
Fluke (Christopher Moore)
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Fool
Fool
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Galapagos
Galapagos
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The Ginger Man
The Ginger Man
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God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (Kurt Vonnegut)
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (Kurt Vonnegut)
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Good Omens (Terry Pratchett)
Good Omens (Terry Pratchett)
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The Griff
The Griff
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Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas (Tom Robbins)
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas (Tom Robbins)
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Happy Birthday, Wanda June
Happy Birthday, Wanda June
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High Fidelity
High Fidelity
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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series
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Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus
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How to Talk to a Widower
How to Talk to a Widower
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If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (Italo Calvino)
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (Italo Calvino)
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In Watermelon Sugar (Brautigan)
In Watermelon Sugar (Brautigan)
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