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Best Pulp Books You Should Enjoy

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Pulp books.

1. Pulp (2002)

 Best Pulp Books You Should EnjoyOpening with the exotic Lady Death entering the gumshoe-writer’s seedy office in pursuit of a writer named Celine, this novel demonstrates Bukowski’s own brand of humour and realism, opening up a landscape of seamy Los Angeles. #192,270 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #440 in Dark Humor #1246 in Classic American Literature #1563 in Hard-Boiled Mystery Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Charles Bukowski

2. Juicing and Pulp Recipes: Delicious juice, meal, and snack recipes for all walks of life (2018)

 Best Pulp Books You Should EnjoyThe first book of its kind, Juicing and Pulp Recipes inspires the reader to want to start juicing immediately.Colorful and beautifully photographed, the recipes are clear and easy to follow. This book not only contains simple and delicious juice recipes, but also ideas and recipes for what to do with the pulp from the juicer. Main dishes, soups, salads, snacks – even dog treats are included among the many ideas for what to do with the pulp.Juicing tips and tricks are included to help make juicing and cleanup go quickly and smoothly.However, this is more than a recipe book. It is a…
Author(s): Tracee Sloan, Joe Cross

3. The Collected Pulp Horror: Volume One (2019)

 Best Pulp Books You Should EnjoyA collection of the out-of-print first three issues of Pulp Horror, the fanzine dedicated to vintage horror fiction from pulps, magazines and paperbacks. Interviews, articles and reviews on 50 years of classic horror fiction. #314,345 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #55 in Horror & Supernatural Literary Criticism (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Justin Marriott, Will Errickson

4. Naked Pulp no. three (2019)

 Best Pulp Books You Should Enjoy(124 pages / adult content / this issue only in glorious black and white) From the author of Cool TV of the 1960s and Strange New World: Sex Films of the 1970s, the third edition of Naked Pulp, an occasional collection of art, articles, and images that features sci-fi, super-hero, sex, horror, and action films, retro cult TV, American comics, and animation. issue three: Special All at Sea issue!featuring Saucy Seaside Postcards: Donald McGill, Arnold Taylor, Brian Fitzpatrick Marvel at the Movies: Sub-Mariner and the first animated appearance of the X-Men! The Man from…
Author(s): Jon Abbott

5. The Black Lizard Big Book of Pulps (2007)

 Best Pulp Books You Should EnjoyThe biggest, the boldest, the most comprehensive collection of Pulp writing ever assembled. Weighing in at over a thousand pages, containing over forty-seven stories and two novels, this book is big baby, bigger and more powerful than a freight train—a bullet couldn’t pass through it. Here are the best stories and every major writer who ever appeared in celebrated Pulps like Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective Fiction Weekly, and more. These are the classic tales that created the genre and gave birth to hard-hitting detectives who smoke criminals like packs of cigarettes; sultry…
Author(s): Otto Penzler

6. Cerebral Pulp: 13 Polyps of Pulp Horror (2019)

 Best Pulp Books You Should Enjoy13 disturbing, digestible gobbets of fiction from one of the contributors of the horror anthology “Slices of Flesh”. Here you will find aberrations, apparitions, and a bedeviled sandwich which isn’t so digestible after all. An homage to the Lovecraftian and the kind of fun shlock from the horror comics of ages back. These are the kind of tales that will stick with you long after you’ve read them so if you decide to dig in, you might have difficulty digging back out. I have many more on deck should these be appreciated….
Author(s): Stewart Carrick

7. Black Pulp II (2019)

 Best Pulp Books You Should EnjoyBLACK PULP returns with BLACK PULP II, a new volume of stories featuring characters of African origin, or descent, at the forefront. Developed by noted crime novelist Gary Phillips, BLACK PULP II brings together familiar authors and characters from the first anthology while introducing new creators adn concepts crafting exciting new fiction with heroes of a darker hue.Between these covers are 12 new tales of action, adventures, and thrills presented by some of the most talented authors in New Pulp and Genre Fiction! #866,854 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #20464 in African American Literature…
Author(s): Gary Phillips , Kimberly Richardson, et al.

8. Pulp Era Writing Tips (2018)

 Best Pulp Books You Should EnjoyLearn from some of the fiction writing greats of yesteryear! This book contains 17 articles written by pulp era authors, helping you learn: – Several methods of plotting a story – How to make your characters memorable – How to study your genre – How to write a fight sequence – Tips for revising your novel – And much more……
Author(s): Bryce Beattie

9. Queen of the Pulps: The Reign of Daisy Bacon and Love Story Magazine (2019)

 Best Pulp Books You Should EnjoyDaisy Bacon, the opinionated, autocratic and complex editor of Love Story Magazine from 1928 to 1947, chose the stories that would be read by hundreds of thousands of readers each week. The first weekly periodical devoted to romance fiction and the biggest-selling pulp fiction magazine in the early days of the Great Depression, Love Story sparked a wave of imitators that dominated newsstands for more than twenty years. Disparaged as a "love pulp," the magazine actually championed the "modern girl," bringing its heroines out of the shadows of Victorian poverty and into the 20th century. With Love Story’s…
Author(s): Laurie Powers

10. Pulp Horror 8: The fanzine devoted to horror in vintage paperbacks, pulps and comics (2018)

 Best Pulp Books You Should Enjoy68 pages. Full color throughout. Articles on Guy N Smith’s occult investigator Sabat, the books of Daniel Farson the nephew of Bram Stoker, the underappreciated short stories of Tom Reamy, a gallery of wild German horror pulps in Grusel-Krimi, crocodile attack pulp fiction, rare New English Library cover art and Joseph Payne Brennan. #1,199,564 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #183 in Horror & Supernatural Literary Criticism (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Justin Marriott, Andreas Decker, et al.

11. Pulp Friction (A Cider Shop Mystery) (2020)

 Best Pulp Books You Should EnjoyNothing’s sweeter than a fruitful family business, and for Winona Mae Montgomery and her Granny Smythe, that means Smythe Orchards in Blossom Valley, Virginia. But this year’s apple crop is especially juicy—with scandal . . .   Thanks to Winnie’s new cider shop, Smythe Orchards is out of the red and folks can get their fix of the produce and other delectable products they love all year round. The locals are even booking the shop for events, including a June wedding! Winnie couldn’t be happier to see the barn filled to the rafters for the…
Author(s): Julie Anne Lindsey

Best Pulp Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some pulp books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Home Stretch: A Father, a Son, and All the Things They Never Talk About

Author(s): George K. Ilsley
ID: 2534504, Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub

The Rat People: A Journey through Beijing’s Forbidden Underground

Author(s): Patrick Saint-Paul
ID: 2545850, Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp

Author(s): Louis H. Berman, DDS, FACD; Kenneth M. Hargreaves, DDS, PhD,
ID: 2783767, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 47 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly hot items according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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