[limited] canon

The Assignment, Or, on the Observing of the Observer of the Observers
by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
The Death of Virgil
by Hermann Broch
The Game of Saturn
by Peter Mark Adams
Journey to the end of the night
by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
L'assommoir
by Émile Zola
The Kill
by Émile Zola
Germinal
by Émile Zola
Till We Have Faces
by C.S. Lewis
The greatness of Saturn
by Robert Svoboda
Cult of the Black Cube
by Arthur Moros
Four Tragedies & Octavia
by Seneca
Antigone, Oedipus The King & Electra
by Sophocles
Death: The Final Stage of Growth
by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
The Love Bite
by Eve Lorgen
The Misfortunes of Virtue & Other Early Tales
by Marquis de Sade
The Old Curiosity Shop
by Charles Dickens
This Republic of Suffering
by Drew Gilpin Faust
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
by Frederick Douglass
Libidinal Economy
by Jean-François Lyotard
The Denial of Death
by Ernst Becker
Maximes
by François de La Rochefoucauld
Thus Spake Zarathustra
by Friedrich Nietzsche
Violence & The Sacred
by René Girard
Transcendental Magic: Its Doctrine and Ritual
by Éliphas Lévi