Listen to an audio excerpt of Anjelica Huston's Introduction here. Listen to an audio excerpt of Frances Fisher's reading of Chapter Eight here.


Listen to an audio excerpt of Anjelica Huston's Introduction here.

Listen to an audio excerpt of Frances Fisher's reading of Chapter Eight here.

Expedition by Chuck Palahniuk [vinyl special edition audiobook]
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Also see the limited edition picture disc, signed by Chuck Palahniuk.

As the official vinyl audiobook accompaniment to both Dark Horse's Fight Club 2 ten-comic maxiseries and Doubleday's new story collection, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread, Rare Bird is very pleased to announce the first vinyl audiobook release featuring Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club prequel, Expedition, read by Chuck, hand-numbered for those who preorder, and in a beautiful single LP and format with art by David Mack.


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The Performance of Heartbreak by Scott Caan [ltd ed signed hardcover preorder]

With the trade paperback original edition to be released everywhere in September, we're offering a very special limited edition hardcover version of The Performance of Heartbreak, available only for preorder, that is hand-numbered and signed by the author.

About The Performance of Heartbreak

A collection of ten one-act plays. With hints of Samuel Beckett, Sam Shepard, Neil LaBute, and Tracy Letts, Scott Caan grapples with the emotional interiors of people in a fractured world. Whether writing about actors, lovers, or co-workers, Caan takes on the complicated tension between what we say and what we feel, how we grapple with the world publicly and privately, and what that difference says about us as people. 

Caan's training as an actor imbues his words with a sense of play and the characters he leaves other actors to create within these plays are deep and open to interpretation. The Performance of Heartbreak and Other Plays is the introduction of an exciting new voice in American theater.

This title is signed by the author and hand-numbered.

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Desire by Brian McGreevy [signed limited edition]
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Desire is the star attraction at a secluded Rust Belt gentlemen's club called Paradise, where it is rumored she possesses strange powers both on and off the stage. But the arrival of a mysterious stranger amid a series of gruesome livestock mutilations throws Desire’s life into a turmoil of secrets, dark passions, and the most dangerous magic of all: love.

This title is available for direct order as a signed limited edition. When you order, you will:

  • Receive a signed copy of the physical limited edition hardcover
  • Be invited to the New York and/or Los Angeles launch event(s) when they are announced
  • Be entered into an exclusive contest to have dinner and drinks with the author and a cast member of the Netflix series Hemlock Grove in New York or Los Angeles

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