Sunday, August 17, 2008

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ABENDSEN, Hawthorn: The Grasshopper Lies Heavy
—from Philip K. Dick's The Man in the High Castle

ALHAZRED
, Abdul (the "Mad Arab"): Necronomicon
—from H.P. Lovecraft's "The Hound," "The Call of Cthulhu," "The Haunter of the Dark," et al.


ALVOR
, Theophilus: Ode to Antares
—from Clark Ashton Smith's "The Monster of the Prophecy"

ANNISON, Bobbi Jo
(writing as Sister Marie Elena): The Loving Heart
—from John D. MacDonald's The Green Ripper

ANONYMOUS: Blood and FireThe Death of Dragons

—from George R. R. Martin's A Dance with Dragons

ANONYMOUS: Butterflies You Ought to Know Better
—from John B. L. Goodwin's "The Cocoon"

ANONYMOUS:
The Celestial Home Care Omnibus
Fifty-Three More Things to Do in Zero Gravity
The Encyclopedia Galactica
—from Douglas Adams's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

ANONYMOUS: The History of Fish
—from window display, Citarella, Broadway at 75th Street, summer 2008

ANONYMOUS: How to Make Friends
—from Seonna Hong's Animus

ANONYMOUS: I Robbed the Mob! (Though uncredited, the authors are Tricia Heverstadt, Lawrence Block, and Donald E. Westlake.)
-from Charles Ardai's Fifty-to-One

ANONYMOUS: The King in Yellow
—from Robert W. Chambers's The King in Yellow

ANONYMOUS: The Seven Golden Keys
—from Lev Grossman's The Magician King

ANONYMOUS: Upstate Houses and Their Histories—from John Crowley's Little, Big


ANONYMOUS: U-Write-It
—from Stanislaw Lem's A Perfect Vacuum





ANSKY, Boris Abramovich:
Landauer
Reflections on the Death of Evgenia Bosch
—from Roberto Bolano's 2666



ARCHIMBALDI, Benno von:
Bifurcaria Bifurcata
The Berlin Underworld
Bitzius
The Blind Woman
D'Arsonval
The Endless Rose
The Garden
Inheritance
The King of the Forest
Lethaea
The Leather Mask
The Lottery Man
Mitzi's Treasure
Railroad Perfection
The Return
Rivers of Europe
Saint Thomas
—from Roberto Bolano's 2666
ARGO, Angela: Eggs
—from Francine Prose's Blue Angel


ASSAD, Wadi: The Barefoot Rose, The Heart-Shaped Moment
—from Cleo Birdwell's Amazons

AWDREY-GORE, D.: The Toastrack Enigma, The Blancmange Tragedy, The Postcard Mystery
—from Edward Gorey's The Awdrey-Gore Legacy

B

BAINBRIDGE, Mary: Winter Swan
—from Lisa Goldstein's "Reader's Guide"


BALTIMORE, Hall: Witch Hunter; The Vampire Executions ("from an idea by Bobby LaGrange")
—from Francis Ford Coppola's film Twixt

BANDINI
, Arturo: “The Little Dog Laughed,” “The Long Lost Hills,” untitled novel ("the story of Vera Rivkin")
—from John Fante's Ask the Dust

BANE
, Joseph Cameron:
Cabot's House
Lips That Could Kiss
Ruthpen Hallburton
The Wind at Morning
"others, others"

—from Lawrence Block's "With a Smile for the Ending," in Enough Rope
BANION, Gerry: Sageknights of Darkhorn
—from Steve Hely's How I Became a Famous Novelist

BANKS, Rosie M.: Mervyn Keene, Clubman; Only a Factory Girl; 'Twas Once in May
—from P. G. Wodehouse, Eggs, Beans and Crumpets

BARBECUE-SMITH, Mr.: Pipe-Lines to the Infinite
—from Aldous Huxley's Crome Yellow

BARR, Frank Walker:
Mythos and Tyrannos
Time's Body

—from John Crowley's Aegypt cycle
BARTH, Septon: Dragons, Wyrms, and Wyvern: Their Unnatural History
—from George R. R. Martin's A Dance with Dragons

BASSETT, Clarence: The Bassett Family
—from Ross Macdonald's The Barbarous Coast

BEAMISH, Alan: A Pox on the Box: Memoirs of a Disillusioned Broadcaster (Cape, 1993)
—from Jonathan Coe's The Winshaw Legacy

BELDECAR: History of the Rhoynish Wars
—from George R. R. Martin's A Storm of Swords

BELZNER, Zalman: Beyond the Pale, Yeshiva Bokher
—from Joseph Epstein's "Beyond the Pale"

BENDRIX, Maurice:
The Ambitious Host
The Crowned Image
The Grave on the Water-Front

—from Graham Greene's The End of the Affair
BIEDELMAN, Roz: Trampled Ivy
—from Heidi Julavits's The Uses of Enchantment

BLAIR, Alan: I Pity I
—from Jonathan Ames's Wake Up, Sir!

BLAKE, Lilith: The Reunion and Others; The White Hands and Other Tales (Unpublished: MS Collection)
—from Mark Samuels's "The White Hands" 

BLAKE, Royden: "The Necklace of Malvio d'Alfi," "The Wreck of the S.S. Lorelei," "The King of the Trojans," "The Lost Girdle of Venus"
—from John Cheever's "A Miscellany of Characters That Will Not Appear"

BODWIN, Stultitia: Offal
—from P.G. Wodehouse's "Best Seller," in Mulliner Nights

BOTHWAYS, Fallopia: Procurer to the King
—from Russell Hoban's Turtle Diary

BOWDEN, Daniel: Between the City and the City
—from China Mieville's The City & the City

BOXED PARROT: Green Under Closed Lids
—from Carrie Olivia Adams's Intervening Absence

BRADLEY, Nick: China, Cross the Bay
—from the Nicholas Ray film Born to Be Bad

BRAEBURN, P.P.: "Saturn in October," in nebulous 5
—from Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library (Vol. 19)

BRANBORN, Michael: Impossible Tribes
—from David Gordon's The Serialist


BRAUN, Barbara: When Lilacs Last (memoir)
—from Vladimir Nabokov's unpublished "review" of his memoir Speak, Memory


BRODY, Joe: The Barbecued God: Death of a Yorkshireman
—from James Hynes's Publish and Perish

BROE, F.N.: Etchings
—from Harry Stephen Keeler's Y. Cheung, Business Detective

BROGAN, Jimmy: The Squad
—from Brooklyn 9-9, season 1, episode 8

BROOKS, Preston: Kindness to Birds—from Steve Hely's How I Became a Famous Novelist

BROWN, W.K.: "The Seeing-Eye Dogs of Mars," in nebulous 5
—from Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library (Vol. 19)

BUDDINGER, Branson: A History of Old Derry (Orono: University of Maine Press, 1950)
—from Stephen King's It

C

C., M.: Dr. Eleven, Vol. 1, No. 1:  Station Eleven, Dr. Eleven, Vol. 1, No 2: The Pursuit
—from Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven

CARTWRIGHT, Jeffrey: Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Author (1943–1954)
—from Steven Millhauser's Edwin Mullhouse


CASE, Justin: From Caligari to Vlad
—from Robert Anton Wilson's Schrodinger's Cat trilogy

CASH, Eli: Old Custer
—from Wes Anderson's The Royal Tenenbaums

CASIMIR, Jozef: The Life and Precepts of Jozef Casimir, the Wizard of Podolia, as Written by Himself
—from Russell H. Greenan's It Happened in Boston?


CAULFIELD, D. B.: The Secret Goldfish
—from J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye

CHAMBERNAC: L'Encyclopédie des sciences inexactes (a monumental work on "literary madmen")
—from Raymond Queneau's Les Enfants du Limon

CHAMPERS, Tal (Ph.D.): Ernie and Bert in the Boardroom
—from Ed Park's Personal Days

CHAPIN, Nan: Shelly and the Secret Universe
—from Wes Anderson's film Moonrise Kingdom

CHAPIN, Paul:
Devil Take the Hindmost
The Iron Heel
—from Rex Stout's The League of Frightened Men

CHATWIN, Rupert: The Door in the Page: My Life in Two Worlds (unpublished; see Special Collections/MS Division)
—from Lev Grossman's The Magician's Land

CHEATHAM, Luke: No Moon Tonight
—from Rex Stout's The Mother Hunt

CHUNG, Jose: From Outer Space
—from The X-Files, Season 3, Episode 20, "Jose Chung's From Outer Space"


CLARKE, Isaac: The Girl From Jupiter

—from Wes Anderson's film Moonrise Kingdom


CLARKE, St. John:
Dust Thou Art
E'en the Longest River
Fields of Amaranth
The Heart is Highland
Match me Such Marvel
Mimosa
Never to the Philistines
—from Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time
CLIPLIP, H.K. "Kid" (pseudonym for Chipdip K. Kill): Androgynoid
—from John Sladek's "Solar Shoe-Salesman"

CLAYTON, Lance: Darwin's Pool, The Speed of Bad News, Invisible Dog's Teeth, The Narcissist's Life Vest
—from Bobcat Goldthwait's World's Greatest Dad

CLITHEROW, John: Mr. Bluebird
—from Dean Koontz's Relentless

COGSWELL, Frederic: "I Am the Symptom," in nebulous 5
—from Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library (Vol. 19)

CONRAD, Udo: Memoirs of a Forgetful Man ("and that other thing about the old conjuror who spirited himself away after his final performance")
—Vladimir Nabokov, Laughter in the Dark

CORNWALLACE
, William: "A Gentler Bomb," in nebulous 5—from Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library (Vol. 19)

COSCAT
, Marcel: Les Robinsonades
—from Stanislaw Lem's A Perfect Vacuum

COSGROVE, Kenneth: "Tapping a Maple on a Cold Vermont Morning," The Atlantic Monthly; two novels, unpublished, one about a man on an oil rig, another about a widow on a farm; "The Day We Looked at the Picture"; "The Gold Violin"; story or stories in Parabolas
—from Mad Men (TV), season 1, episode 5; season 2, episode 7

COLLUPHID, Oolon:
Where God Went Wrong
Some More of God's Greatest Mistakes
Who Is This God Person, Anyway?
—from Douglas Adams's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
COURTNEY, Martin: Sheltered Life ("a rambling, largely autobiographical account of his teenage years"). See also Elliott, Evan.
—from Adrian Tomine's "Alter Ego," in Summer Blonde

CRAYE, Lady Florence: Spindrift
—from P.G. Wodehouse's Joy in the Morning

CREADY, Josh Holt: Manassas
—from Steve Hely's How I Became a Famous Novelist

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DAERON, KingConquest of Dorne
—from George R. R. Martin's A Storm of Swords


DARKBLOOM, Vivian: My Cue
—from Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita

DARROW, Jr., Whitney: The Office Party
—from Seth's It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken

DAVIS, R. H.:
Code Name
Killer Among the Children
Stained
—from Roberto Bolano's 2666

DE KRAP, Hans: Mexican Fruitcake
—from Ed Park's "A Note to My Translator," Virgin Fiction

DE SELBY, Nicholas: Country Album
—from Flann O'Brien's The Third Policeman and
Gilbert Sorrentino's Mulligan Stew



DEANE, Michael: The Deane's Way: How I Pitched Modern Hollywood to America and How You Can Pitch Success Into Your Life Too
—from Jess Walter's Beautiful Ruins

DENBROUGH, Bill: Joanna, The Black Rapids
—from Stephen King's It

DENESTAN, Maester: Questions
—from George R. R. Martin's A Feast for Crows


DETECTIVE, Richard: Blackjack
—from Gilbert Sorrentino's Odd Number



DEVERELL, AngelAspasia, The Butterflies, An Eastern Tragedy, Irene, The Lady Irania, A Venetian Summer 
—from Elizabeth Taylor's Angel

DEVEREAUX, William Henry, Jr.: Off the Road
—from Richard Russo's Straight Man

[DICKENS, Charles]: 
Five Minutes in China. 3 vols.
Forty Winks at the Pyramids. 2 vols.
Abernethy on the Constitution. 2 vols.
Mr. Green's Overland Mail. 2 vols.
Captain Cook's Life of Savage. 2 vols.
A Carpenter's Bench of Bishops. 2 vols.
Toot's Universal Letter-Writer. 2 vols.
Orson's Art of Etiquette.
Downeaster's Complete Calculator.
History of the Middling Ages. 6 vols.
History of a Short Chancery Suit
Catalogue of Statues of the Duke of Wellington
Jonah's Account of the Whale.
Captain Parry's Virtues of Cold Tar.
Kant's Ancient Humbugs. 10 vols.
Bowwowdom. A Poem.
The Quarrelly Review. 4 vols.
The Gunpowder Magazine. 4 vols.
Steele. By the Author of "Ion."
The Art of Cutting the Teeth.
Matthew's Nursery Songs. 2 vols.
Paxton's Bloomers. 5 vols.
On the Use of Mercury by the Ancient Poets.
Drowsy's Recollections of Nothing. 3 vols.
Heavyside's Conversations with Nobody. 3 vols.
Commonplace Book of the Oldest Inhabitant. 2 vols.
Growler's Gruffiology, with Appendix. 4 vols.
The Books of Moses and Sons. 2 vols.
Burke (of Edinburgh) on the Sublime and Beautiful. 2 vols.
Teazer's Commentaries.
King Henry the Eighth's Evidences of Christianity. 5 vols.
Miss Biffin on Deportment.
Morrison's Pills Progress. 2 vols.
Lady Godiva on the Horse.
Munchausen's Modern Miracles. 4 vols.
Richardson's Show of Dramatic Literature. 12 vols.
Hansard's Guide to Refreshing Sleep. As many volumes as possible.
—from a "list of imitation book-backs,"to furnish Tavistock House, as set forth in a letter to "Mr. Eeles" (more here)

DISKANT, Tom: El Alamein, The Christmas Book, Coral Sea, The Films of Jack Oakie, Golf Courses of America, Hospitals Can Make You Sick, The Ins and Outs of Unemployment Insurance, The Pink Garage Gang, Rumble Seats and Running Boards: The Wheels of Yesteryear
—from Donald E. Westlake's A Likely Story

DIX, John Selmer, M.A.: With Wings as Eagles
—from Charles Portis's The Dog of the South


DODD, Lancaster, M.O.D., Ph.D., M.D.: The Split Saber
—from Paul Thomas Anderson's film The Master

DRIFFIELD, Edward: The Cup of Life
—from W. Somerset Maugham's Cakes and Ale

DRINKWATER, John: The Architecture of Country Houses
—from John Crowley's Little, Big

DUCHARME, Elisabeth: When the Train Passes—from Vladimir Nabokov's Bend Sinister



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EAGAN, Dexter: Cracked Like Teeth—from Steve Hely's How I Became a Famous Novelist

EARBRASS
, C(lavius) F(rederick): A Moral Dustbin, More Chains Than Clank, Was It Likely?, the Hipdeep trilogy, The Unstrung Harp, The Meaning of the House
—from Edward Gorey's The Unstrung Harp; or, Mr Earbrass Writes a Novel

EASKEY, Ted: A Fire in the Entrails (winner of the Warburton Prize)
—from Steve Hely's How I Became a Famous Novelist

ELLIOTT, Evan: The Last Lost Chance (ghostwritten by Martin Courtney, q.v.).
—from Adrian Tomine's "Alter Ego," in Summer Blonde

ELLISON, Thelonius:
Personal Knowledge, a novel, Tower Press, New York, NY, 1993
The Persians, a novel, Lawrence Press, New York, NY, 1991
The Second Failure, a novel, Endangered Species Press, Chicago, IL, 1988
Shedding Skin, short stories, Lawrence Press, New York, NY, 1984
Chaldean Oracles, a novel, Fat Chance Press, Lawrence Press [sic?], 1983
—from Percival Everett's Erasure

EMBER: Komparatiwn Stuhdar en Sophistat tuen Pekrekh (The Philosophy of Sin)
—from Vladimir Nabokov's Bend Sinister

ENDERBY, F. X.: Fish and Heroes ("his early poems")
—from Anthony Burgess's Enderby

ERLETTE, Comte d': Cultes des Goules
—from Robert Bloch's "The Grinning Ghoul" and H.P. Lovecraft's "The Haunter of the Dark"

ERME, Gwendolen: Deep Down, Overmastered
—from Henry James's "The Figure in the Carpet"
ESCOTT, Harry: "The Pot of Tulips" ("for Harper's Monthly," a story "the foundation of which was a ghost")
—from Fitz-James O'Brien's "What Was It?"


EYCK, Gregory: (Re)visioning Resurrection: The Myth of Human Sacrifice
—from James Hynes's Publish and Perish

F

FABER, Arlen: Me and God (Dellmer Publishing, 1988, $15.95)
—from John Hindeman's film The Answer Man

FALMOUTH, Tobin: The Metal Children
—from Adam Rapp's The Metal Children

FERSENGELD
, Joachim: Pericalypsis—from Stanislaw Lem's A Perfect Vacuum

FLAMBEAUX
, Lorna: The Sweet of Love
—from Gilbert Sorrentino's Odd Number

FLANDERS, Ellen Jay: A New York Evening
—from Roz Chast's Theories of Everything

FLETCHER, J.B.: The Corpse Dances at Midnight
—from the television show Murder, She Wrote

FLOOD, Margery McIntyre: You Can't Do Anything Right, Mom's Coffee Smells Like Gin, You Would If You Loved Me, Where Were You on Sunday?
—from Caitlin Macy's "Bad Ghost," in Spoiled

FOGWARE, David L.: Enchantress of Nyin (Volume VII of the Farbender Netherbender series)
—from Donald E. Westlake's Money for Nothing

FOX, Delphie: The Adventures of Augustus, Augustus Goes to the Seaside 
—from Kate Atkinson's Life after Life

FOX, Alan: The Master Debater ("A 'sixties' coming of age story set in the world of high school debate")
—from Gary Walkow's film Crashing

FRANZEN, Jonathan: A Bereavement (published posthumously) 

—from Edan Lepucki's California

FREIDEGGER, Susanne: Myopia Dystopia—from Steve Hely's How I Became a Famous Novelist

FUKADA, Eriko: Air Chrysalis—from Haruki Murakami's 1Q84

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GALENDRO: The Fires of the Freehold
—from George R. R. Martin's A Dance with Dragons

GARP, T. S.: Procrastination, The World According to Bensenhaver, My Father's Illusions
—from John Irving's The World According to Garp

GENGLI
Eva:
A Blotter of Wings
Lead Glass Iris
The Shadow of a Wing
A Tergo
—from Brian Evenson's "The Wavering Knife"


GERBER, Michael: Are You There, God? It's Me, Hitler?; Harriet the Guy; I Am the Sleaze; Encyclopedia Brown Gets Punched, HARD; His Damaged Credit Trilogy: Book I, The Golden Whupass; Book II, The Subtle Knish; Book III, The Amber Shotglass
—from the other-books-by-the-same-author page of Gerber's Barry Trotter and the Unauthorized Parody


GERSHON, Douglas: Dictators I Have Known
—from Brett Halliday's Murder Is My Business

GERVASE
(monk): A Viage to the Contree of the Cimmerians
—from Lev Grossman's Codex

GLASS,
Nathan: The Book of Human Folly
—from Paul Auster's City of Glass

GOLD
(Governor, of Delaware): Mass or Mess? (a book "that had angered many Catholics")
—from Harry Mathews's The Conversions

GOLD, L.J.: "You Were Now," in nebulous 5
—from Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library (Vol. 19)


GOLD, Tovah: For the Student Union Dead
—from Sam Lipsyte's "Deniers"

GOLDSTEIN, Emmanuel: The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism
—from George Orwell's 1984

GODDARD (first name unknown): The Rise of the Colored Empires
—from F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby


GOODBY, Sir George: A Dream of Merrie England, Metrical Yarns of a Pipeman, An Optimist Sings, Roseleaves of Memory
—from Anthony Burgess's Inside Mr Enderby


GOTTLIEB, Professor: Modern Crime Detection
—from Rex Stout's Fer-de-Lance

GRAVIS
, Madeleine: Getting Better, et al.
—from Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York



GREENE
, Milton: From Peanut to President
—from 30 Rock (Season 4, episode 2)

GREENE
, Vicki: Love You to Death (the cover depicts "a vulpine creature kneeling in sorrow at a grave site"), Nightwalk, Wish You Were Here, Dying to Know You, Midnight and Roses—from Jack McDevitt's The Devil's Eye

GREENWICH
, Cullen "Cubby": One O'Clock Jump—from Dean Koontz's Relentless
GRUNBERG, Arthur: Cumin: The Spice That Saved the World
—from Steve Hely's How I Became a Famous Novelist

GWINNETT, Russell:
Death's-Head Swordsman (winner of the 1968 Magnus Donners prize), The Gothic Symbolism of Mortality in the Texture of Jacobean Stagecraft
—from Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time

H-I

H., Neaera: Delia Swallow's Wedding, Delia Swallow's Housewarming
—from Russell Hoban's Turtle Diary

HAEREGHistory of the Ironborn
—from George R. R. Martin's A Feast for Crows


HAMMER, E. Karl: Miriam: The Disappearance of a New England Girl—from Heidi Julavits's The Uses of Enchantment

HANNAHAM
, Patrick: Gigamesh—from Stanislaw Lem's A Perfect Vacuum

HANSLET, J.R.: All of Them Witches
—from Ira Levin's Rosemary's Baby

HARDING, York: The Advance of Red China, The Challenge to Democracy, The Role of the West
—from Graham Greene's The Quiet American

HARMAN, Marva: "Nucleus, Repent!," in nebulous 5—from Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library (Vol. 19)

HARALDSSON, Valdimar: Memoirs of a Herring Inspector (pub. Fisk og Kultur, Copenhagen, 1933)
—from Sjón's The Whispering Muse

HARVEY, Philip: Why the Gods Laugh
—from Rex Stout's Plot It Yourself

HASKELL, Kalver (M.A., M.Sc.): THE 99 RULES—of Neuropathic and Psychopathic Heredity, as compiled Empirically from 61,238 Case Histories—Harry Stephen Keeler, Y. Cheung, Business Detective

HEMPLE, Billy: Mr. Monte Zenda of Graustark
—from Harry Stephen Keeler's The Mystery of the Fiddling Cracksman


HENRY, Louis: Sheila Sleeping, Lobster Lays

HENRY, Sheila: The Orange Dress
—from Gilbert Sorrentino's Odd Number

HERITAGE, John: Whorls--John Heritage's Book
—from John Buchan's Huntingtower

HIBBARD, Andrew: The Chasm of the Mind
—from Rex Stout's The League of Frightened Men

HICOX, (Lt.) Archie: Art of the Eyes, The Heart, and the Mind: A Study of German Cinema of the ’20s; Twenty-Four Frame Da Vinci ("It's a subtextual film criticism study of the work of German film director G.W. Pabst")
—from Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds

HIGHSMITH, Gordon ("Researchist in Sinological Literature and History, and ex-Resident of Shanghai, China"): The Way Out: A Collection and Collation of All the Wisdom of Ancient China, so Classified and Sub-Classified as to be made Applicable to All sorts of Situations and Categories thereof, and to Prove that the Chinese Have Antedated All Knowledge of All Races of All Ages, and Possess—in the Totality of their Recorded Sayings—the Answers to Every Problem and Question: Moral, Enigmatic, Economic, Sociological, Psychological, Financial, etc. etc. ("Copyrighted [copyright covers both text and logical arrangement]; Price $3.50 [Worth $10), VINNEDGE BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS; PHILADELPHIA")
—in Harry Stephen Keeler's The Peacock Fan, The Case of the 16 Beans, The Sharkskin Book, The Book With the Orange Leaves, and The Case of the Two Strange Ladies

HOLDIN, Don: Golf
—from the film Winter Passing

HOSEN, Hara: Outline of Procedures Governing the Manufacture of Pyrotechnics
—from Yasushi Inoue's "The Counterfeiter"

HUGHES, Felix: The Artifice of Order (poems)
—from Harry Mathews's The Conversions

IKOKA, Takakumi: On the Carpet of Leaves Illuminated by the Moon
—from Italo Calvino's If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

INDEX FINGER: Chasing the Jaw-Line
—from Carrie Olivia Adams's Intervening Absence

PRINCESS IRULAN: Muad'Dib: Family Commentaries, In My Father's House, A Child's History of Muad'Dib, Analysis: The Arrakeen Crisis ("private circulation: B.G. file number AR-81088587"), Arrakis Awakening, Manual of Muad'Dib, The Collected Sayings of Muad'Dib, Collected Legends of Arrakis, The Wisdom of Muad'Dib, Muad'Dib the Man
—from Frank Herbert's Dune

IVANOV, Efraim:
Dawn (1934)
Midday (1932)
Twilight
—from Roberto Bolano's 2666

J-K


JADWAY, J.J.: The Seven Minutes
—from Irving Wallace's The Seven Minutes

JENKINS, Nicholas: The Silent Summer; Mornings in Wiltshire; Fellow Members (memoir); Knowing the Right People; Paying the Rent (collected reviews); Borage and Hellebore (study of Robert Burton)—from Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time

JOBSON, Bella Mae: Charlie Chipmunk Up the Orinoco
—from P. G. Wodehouse's Eggs, Beans and Crumpets

JODOIN, Charles: Windows
—from John Cotter's Under the Small Lights


JONES, Anton: "Kill Me, Atomic Girl," in nebulous 5
—from Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library (Vol. 19)

JONES, Chesil: Guilty Pleasures, Men in Trouble, The Runaways, Summertime
—from Rachel Kushner's The Flamethrowers


JORQUEN, Septon: Annals of the Black Centaur
—from George R. R. Martin's A Feast for Crows

KAETH, Grand Master: Lives of Four Kings
—from George R. R. Martin's A Storm of Swords 

KANDINSKI, Charles: The Landings From Outer Space
—from J.G. Ballard's "The Venus Hunters"


KARSWELL
, Victor: A History of Early Modern Witchcraft
—from James Hynes's Publish and Perish
KEAR, Alroy ("Roy"): Modern Novelists, Russian Fiction, Some Writers (lectures); The Eye of the Needle (novel)
—from W. Somerset Maugham's Cakes and Ale

KINK, Henri: Les Constructions metalliques
—from Gilbert Sorrentino's Odd Number


KIPLING, Jonathan: The Best of Youth (ghost-written by Henry Lang)
—from Michael Dahlie's The Best of Youth


KLOPPER, Wilhelm: Die Kultur als Fehler
—from Stanislaw Lem's A Perfect Vacuum

KLOPSTEIN, Aaron: Once More the Cicatrice, The Seagull Has No Friends (novels); The Hydraulic Facelift, Cat Hairs in the Custard (poems); Twenty Inches of Monkey (short stories, "a title derived from an animal dealer's catalogue in which monkeys were advertised for vivisection at one dollar an inch"); Shakespeare in Baby Talk (critical essays). (Klopstein, "a suicide in Greenwich Village at the age of 33," "shot himself with an Amazonian blow gun.")
—from The Notebooks of Raymond Chandler

KNIGHT, Sebastian:
The Doubtful Asphodel
The Funny Mountain
Lost Property
The Prismatic Bezel
Success
—from Vladimir Nabokov's The Real Life of Sebastian Knight
KNOWN NOTKNOWN: The Look When He's Not Looking
—from Carrie Olivia Adams's Intervening Absence

KOUSKA, Cezar: De Impossibilitate Vitae and De Impossibilitate Prognoscendi
—from Stanislaw Lem's A Perfect Vacuum

KRAFT, Fellowes:

Bitten Apples (novel of a young Shakespeare)
Bruno's Journey (biographical novel about Giordano Bruno)
Ill-met by Moonlight (stories)
The Court of Silk and Blood (St. Bartholomew's Night)
A Passage at Arms (novel about privateers)
Skin Deep (a piece of pornography, Herm Press)
Scream Bloody Murder
Under Saturn (about Wallenstein)

—from John Crowley's Aegypt cycle

KUGEL, Solomon: Hello Darkness, My Old Friend
—from Shalom Auslander's Hope 

L


LAMONT, Antony: Rayon Violet, Baltimore Chop ("they both got crucified, but then slowly he started to get a reputation"), Synthetic Ink (pub. Crescent and Chattaway), Three Deuces
—from Gilbert Sorrentino's Mulligan Stew and Odd Number


LANDON, Scott:
The Coaster's Daughter (Winner of the National Book Award)
Relics (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize)
—from Stephen King's Lisey's Story

LASSO
, Uriah C.: My Parents Didn't Steal an Elephant
—from Louis Sachar's There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

LE GOFF: Magickal Historie
—from Lev Grossman's The Magicians

LEAR (first name unknown): "a novel" (title unknown)
—from the Beatles' "Paperback Writer"

LEE
, Timothy: Between the Stitches
—from Sung J. Woo's "Translation"

LEGGATT
, Edward: A Modern Artist: Notes on the Work of Charles Strickland
—from W. Somerset Maugham's The Moon and Sixpence

LEMON, Liz: Dealbreakers: A Girl's Guide to Shutting It Down
—from 30 Rock (Season 4, episode 2)

LEON
,
Hernando Garcia: The New Age and the Iberian Ladder
—from Roberto Bolano's The Savage Detectives

LIPINSKY, Sam Houston: Lone Star Continent (University of Texas at Minneapolis Press)
—from Fritz Leiber's A Specter is Haunting Texas

LONGSTRIDERLomas: Wonders, Wonders Made by Man
—from George R. R. Martin's A Dance with Dragons

LUNA MOTH: A Short Short
—from Carrie Olivia Adams's Intervening Absence

LYES, Gwyneth: Glendowyn and the Firth of Forth ("The fifth installment in the life and times of a travelling sorceress in medieval Mexico"; has spent 129 weeks on the bestseller list)
—from Gary Walkow's film Crashing

M

McCAIGH (first name unknown, aka "The Iron Man"): The Riddle of the Onyx Hand, The Washington Square Enigma, others
—from Harry Stephen Keeler's Sing Sing Nights



MacCOMEROU, Adam: Homicidal Psychopathology: Selected Case Histories in the Problems of Homicidal Psychopathology, Together with a Brief Inquiry into Certain Aspects of Aberrant and Divided Personality Among Men of Superior Mentality, by Adam MacComerou, A.B., Ph.D., Litt.D. (causa honoris, Chicago), Sc.D. (Yale), LL.D. (Swarthmore, Columbia, McGill), Lowell Professor of Psychology at Harvard 
—from Joel Townsley Rogers's The Red Right Hand

McFADDEN, Wellesley: French Curve ("An architect on vacation in Europe falls under the sway of a malevolent French design student")
—from the Gary Walkow film Crashing


McMURRAY, Richard: The Trouble With Dick ("A science fiction writer struggles to complete his first novel and maintain his sanity while sharing his house with three very different women")
—from the Gary Walkow film Crashing


MALLEON, Grand Master: The Lineages and Histories of the Great Houses of the Seven Kingdoms, With Descriptions of Many High Lords and Noble Ladies and Their Children
—from George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones


MANGROVE, Reginald: Hell Is Other People
—from Jonathan Ames's Wake Up, Sir!

MANIPULATE: Stone Cold Bummer
—from 30 Rock (season 4, ep. 21)

MAREN, Robert Mosley: The Mellowcraft Papers
—from Ambrose Bierce's "Isle of Pines"


MARK, John James: The Case of the Missing Tin-Opener
—from Josephine Tey's Daughter of Time

MARRIOT
, Solange: Rien du tout, ou la conséquence
—from Stanislaw Lem's A Perfect Vacuum

MARVIN, Dr. Leo: Baby Steps
—from Frank Oz's What About Bob?


MARWYN, Maester: Book of Lost Books
—from George R. R. Martin's A Feast for Crows


MARZENTZ, Hugo: Are Snakes Necessary
—from Preston Sturges's The Lady Eve

MATURIN, Stephen: Diseases of Seamen
—from Patrick O'Brian's Clarissa Oakes, et al.

MAYHEW, W.P.: Nebuchadnezzer
—from the Coen Brothers film Barton Fink

MEADOWS, Harold: The Secret of Making Love
—from the Harold Lloyd film Girl Shy

MEARS, Benjamin: Air Dance
—from Stephen King's ’Salem's Lot

MEEKER, Ralph Warden: Obstinate Dust
—from Jonathan Lethem's Chronic City

MERRILL, Simon: Sexplosion
—from Stanislaw Lem's A Perfect Vacuum

"A MINOR NOVELIST": The Sores
—from Harry Mathews's The Conversions

MLATJE, Kuno: Odysseus of Ithaca
—from Stanislaw Lem's A Perfect Vacuum

MONK
:
Ashes to Ashes
Dust to Dust
—from Abraham Rodriguez's South by South Bronx
MONTSTUART, Logan:
Any Human Heart: The Intimate Journals of Logan Montstuart
The Cosmopolitans
The Girl Factory
The Mind's Imaginings
This Is Not an Exit: Essays on Art and Literature
The Villa by the Lake

—from William Boyd's Any Human Heart

MORGAN, Eunice Eliot: Ramba of Macedon ("a historical novel about a female gladiator...which was a bestseller in 1936")
—from Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

MORRISON
, Kirk (aka Gideon Starorzewski, "King Mob"): Dis, The Killing Moon
—from Grant Morrison's The Invisibles
MORTON, Sarah: Dorwell Wears a Kilt—from the François Ozon film Swimming Pool

N

N., Vadim Vadimovich: Tamara (1925), Pawn Takes Queen (1927), Plenilune (1929), Camera Lucida (Slaughter in the Sun), The Red Top Hat (1934), (1950), The Dare (1950), See under Real (1939), Esmeralda and Her Parandrus (1941), Dr. Olga Repnin (1946), Exile from Mayda (1947), A Kingdom by the Sea (1962), Ardis (1970)
—from Vladimir Nabokov's Look at the Harlequins!

NASO, Ovidius: "a poem...written in the Getick language during his exile at Tomi and found wrapt up in wax at Sabaria..."
—in Thomas Browne's Musæum Clausum, from W.G. Sebald's The Rings of Saturn



NIMMO, Franklin Saltonstall: Incidents of Jersey History; with an etymological gazeteer of Atlantic, Cape May & Cumberland Counties; with four folding maps and many figures. To be had of the Author at his bookshop, 2 Bivalve Gate, Cape May, Jersey. 1926.
—from Robert Kelly's The Scorpions

NOORDIN, Maulvi: One Thousand Ways of Producing Money
—from Muhammad Khalid Akhtar's "The 'Monthly Ulloo'"

NOVACK, Chandler: Care of Wooden Floors
—from Will Wiles's Care of Wooden Floors

NUTTER, Agnes: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
—from Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's Good Omens

O

OAKLEY, Oscar: [Unknown, featuring "Toughs talking out of the corners of their mouths in synthetic American that had neither the wit nor the pungency of the real thing....Very remarkably bunk."]
—from Josephine Tey's Daughter of Time

O'FALLON, Vendla:
Daddy's Girl (New York Times: "astonishing" and "courageous" and "deeply satisfying")
—from Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections

OWEN, Michael: Accidents Will Happen, The Loving Touch, The Winshaw Legacy: A Family Chronicle (Peacock Press, 1991)
—from Jonathan Coe's The Winshaw Legacy: What a Carve-Up!

P




PASHLEY-DRAKE, Colonel Francis: My Life with Rod and Gun
—from P. G. Wodehouse's "A Good Cigar is a Smoke"

PATOVA, Anna: I Thought of Architecture
—from Renee Gladman's The Ravickians

PATTERSON
, M. Halsey: Yes, I Drank the Kool-Aid—and I Went Back for Seconds
—from Ed Park's Personal Days

PEEK, PROWCOSH, WITAMOOR, SIRIN, GRAE (Bros.)
: The Refraction of Light in a Prison (Being an Account of the Truffidian Monks Held in the Dungeons of the Kalif, For They Have Not Given Up Sanity, or Hope)
—from Jeff VanderMeer's City of Saints and Madmen

PEIFER, Rob: Callistra: The Hunt for the Devil’s Eye
—from Jack McDevitt's The Devil's Eye

PEMBURY, Evangeline (Mrs. Egbert Mulliner): Parted Ways
—from P.G. Wodehouse's "Best Seller," in Mulliner Nights

PENNYMAN, Adam: The Catalogue of Obsolete Entertainments
—from D.B. Weiss's Lucky Wander Boy

PENROSE, Robin:
Domestic Angels and Unfortunate Females: Woman as Sign and Commodity in Victorian Fiction
The Industrious Muse: Narrativity and Contradiction in the Industrial Novel
—from David Lodge's Nice Work

PFARRER, Sandra: Point of Order, Oliver
—from the Coen Brothers' Burn After Reading

PINCKNEY, Leila J.:
Heather o' the Hills
The Love Which Prevails
Rupert's Legacy
Scent o' the Blossom (wherein Edgar saves Maud from drowning)
. . . and 136 more novels whose titles are lost to posterity
—from P. G. Wodehouse's "Honeysuckle Cottage"

PLATOCRATES, The World Beyond the Suburbs of Glendale
—from Joe Daly's Dungeon Quest (Book One)

PLOVER, Christopher: The World in the Walls, The Girl Who Told Time, The Flying Forest, The Secret Sea
—from Lev Grossman's The Magicians

POISSEL, Paul: Journals, Antinomies, Scottish Sketches, Divan Divin (play), History of Misunderstanding
—from Paul La Farge's "The Effect of Winter," afterword to Paul Poissel's The Facts of Winter

POLTON, Dub: So This Is Omaha, Hoosier Wizard
—from Charles Portis's Masters of Atlantis

POLYP, Asterios: Modernism With a Human Face, The Seeds of Design
—from David Mazzucchelli's Asterios Polyp

POPPER, Amelia: Practical Exercises for Young Magicians
—from Lev Grossman's The Magicians

POTTAGE, Reverend J. W. : Plinths, Plinths, Plinths; So You Think You Know about Plinths?
—from Jonathan Coe's The Winshaw Legacy: What a Carve-Up!

PRICE, Gertrude: The Francine Odysseys
—from Wes Anderson's film Moonrise Kingdom

PRINN, Ludvig: Mysteries of the Worm (De Vermis Mysteriis)
—from Robert Bloch's "The Secret in the Tomb" and H.P. Lovecraft's "The Haunter of the Dark"

PRODE THE YOUNGER: Baron Lepessi
—from Iain M. Banks's Matter

PUTTER, Mr.: The Mystery of Lighthouse Cove (unfinished); Good Things
—from Cynthia Rylant's Mr. Putter & Tabby Write the Book

PYTHEAS OF MARSEILLES: "fragment of an account...according to which all the air beyond Thule is thick, condensed and gellied, looking just like sea lungs."
—"referred to in Strabo," in Thomas Browne's Musæum Clausum, from W.G. Sebald's The Rings of Saturn