Bizarrism is a collection of strange-but-true tales, featuring a grand parade of eccentrics, visionaries, crackpots, cult leaders, artists, theorists and outsiders of every stripe. First published in 1999, this new, fully revised and expanded edition revisits a host of unique individuals, including: . William Chidley, who believed that, when it comes to sex, we ve all been making a terrible mistake . Arthur Cravan, who combined poetry with boxing . Slim Gaillard, jazz singer and dispenser of vout . William Lindsay Gresham, author of the classic noir novel Nightmare Alley . Rosaleen Norton, Australia s most notorious witch . Harry Crosby, poet, sun worshipper and the best looking corpse of 1929 . Reginal Levgiac, author of the mysterious pamphlet Drugs Virus Germs."