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Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

If you love your fiction postmodern and experimental, try these…

Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon for a vast, complex novel that destroys, rather than crosses, boundaries

The Recognitions by William Gaddis for a Faustian novel of intertwining characters that requires plenty of collaboration from the reader

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami for a chaotic and and complex journey through human experience

Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov for a genius experiment in metafiction

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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles by Haruki Murakami

For for more surreal stories of fate and identity, try these…

The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann for an ordinary man and the ideas and people that alter his life

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki for fate and two normal women whose lives become entwined 

The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro for the dreamlike and surreal journey

The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse for one man’s lifelong quest around human nature and identity 

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Wool by Hugh Howey

Want more fast-paced, futuristic apocalypse fiction? Try these next…

What Came After by Sam Winston for a ruined America of the near future

The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi for bio-terrorism in Bangkok

World War Z by Max Brooks for an oral history of a zombie apocalypse

Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami for literary post-modern sci-fi

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