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The Devil You Know (short story collection)

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The Devil You Know is a collection of short stories by American author Poppy Z. Brite published in 2003 by Subterranean Press.


  • "Dispatches from Tanganyika: A Foreword"
  • "The Devil You Know"
  • "Oh Death, Where Is Thy Spatula? (A Dr. Brite story)"
  • "Lantern Marsh"
  • "Nothing of Him That Doth Fade"
  • "The Ocean"
  • "Marisol (A Dr. Brite story)"
  • "Poivre"
  • "Pansu"
  • "Burn, Baby, Burn"
  • "System Freeze"
  • "Bayou de la Mère"
  • "The Heart of New Orleans (A Dr. Brite story)"
  • "A Season in Heck"


Publishers Weekly describes the book as follows: "Abandoning past gothic trappings and using a cleaner, simpler style, Brite emerges as a writer of honesty and wit."[1]


  1. ^ "THE DEVIL YOU KNOW". Publishers Weekly. 2003-01-20. Retrieved 2014-05-25.