The American author’s fiction is too frequently placed in a generic box; her output was much more wide ranging, including pieces like this atypical story.
The Ballad of Black Tom asks who the real monsters are.
Simon & Schuster cancels book by Senator Josh Hawley after “dangerous insurrection” in Washington, D.C.
One of America’s largest publishers has decided to step away from publishing a forthcoming work by the pugilistic Misouri senator.
The novelist, who famously eschewed literary awards and other national recognitions, leaves behind a corpus of work that transcends its genre and tells deeply immersive psychological stories.
Self Care skewers the performative progressiveness that attends capitalist tech companies obsessed with clicks and user engagement.
Herbert’s novel combines elements of a haunted house story, a zombie tale, and a meditation on the nature of evil.
Being able to see King’s horrors is a significant drawback in terms of their emotional and affective impact – with one exception.
The Horror Show: Michael McDowell combines Southern Gothic and a haunted house tale in The Elementals
McDowell’s mashup of Southern Gothic and a traditional haunted house story provides a slow burn as opposed to the anarchic energy of his earlier novel.
This story of a man and his malevolent doppelgänger recalls Poe and includes a critique of apparent social respectability.
The story, which originally appeared in 1957, includes a framing structure that distances the reader from the main action.