We can thank Wood for taking the horror film seriously, and for giving us a framework to understand many of our current cultural impasses.
Poe’s 1843 tale is not only one of the greatest horror stories ever written; it is also a pristine example of internal integrity in the short form.
The genre “specifically devoted to the arousal of bodily sensation” traffics in transgression and finds pleasure in the disreputable.
“I didn’t realize how difficult it was going to be”: Lisa de Nikolits on a turn to science fiction in her latest novel, The Rage Room
“I think I see life in very, very noir terms,” says the author, who considered quitting after finishing work on her latest novel.
“You just clench your teeth and keep on going”: Linden MacIntyre on masculinity, moral ambiguity, and why he hates golf
“I didn’t have much of a relationship with masculinity growing up,” MacIntyre says. “I grew up among women.”
Book distributors across the country scramble to adjust to problems created by supply chain deficiencies and a shrinking labour market
A labour shortage and increased lead times on the part of domestic and international printers are putting pressure on the country’s book distribution network trying to get product to consumers in a timely fashion.
Publishers, booksellers, and suppliers are being squeezed by a “perfect storm” of increased demand and decreased supply heading into the crucial holiday selling season
“The entire chain has been disrupted all at the same time,” says Association of Canadian Press executive director Kate Edwards.
Aimee Wall’s debut novel recalls a 1960s underground movement in a story told through precise, exuberant language
The brief novel’s propulsion and effect result from its author’s key understanding of just how far to push her technique to achieve maximum effect.
Shashi Bhat blurs the line between novels and short fiction in her new book, The Most Precious Substance on Earth
Though Bhat’s new book is described as her second novel, the individual pieces comprise all the attributes of linked stories.
The Toronto author’s story provides a metaphorical response to a very real history of trauma and violence.