The Best of inReads: Cult Beat
Cult Beat is a column that covers…yep, you got it, literature with a cult following. Check out how we make that call here.
And while you’re at it, check out some of our favorites.
Doug TenNapel: A Graphic Novelist of “Extraordinary Depth and Imagination”
Think you been there, done that with graphic novels? This will make you think again.
Cult Beat: Crackpot by John Waters
A unique ride through pop culture with no previous knowledge of the author required for entry.
Cult Beat: Tales of Ordinary Madness by Charles Bukowski
The faithful owe it to themselves to read this 190-proof Bukowski. The uninitiated should make their introductions elsewhere.
Cult Beat: Hit Man by Lawrence Block
How’d it become a cult classic? By giving us an every man hit man.
Cult Beat: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Why? Because it’s one of the defining books of the cyberpunk genre.
Cult Beat: John Dies at the End by David Wong
A genuinely funny, scary, and moving work for horror hounds and those new to the genre.
Cult Beat: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
A horror classic, scaring people since 1959.
Cult Beat: A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes
Cult Beat examines the work of the often overlooked crime writer, Chester Himes.