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Detective, PI, copper, gumshoe, private eye, the law, whatever you want to call 'em, we love 'em. But it can get boring saving the same old human dames all the time. Here are some investigators whose cases run a little outside your average fare.
- •Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams#sciencefiction #funny #ghosttroubles #timetravel
- •The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov#sciencefiction #overpopulation #robotdiscrimination
- •The Red Queen Dies by Frankie Y Bailey#sciencefiction #future #minderaser
We don't know about anyone else, but we've always wanted to be a part of the Addams family. Or the Munsters. Or the Tenenbaums. Any of those delightfully odd family units that intrigue and mystify the populace at large. And if we can get them on the printed page, all the better.
- •The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender. #tastesensation
- •Geek Love by Katherine Dunn. #circusfreaks
- •We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Jay Fowler. #therapistskidshaveitrough