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.
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.
The American novelist’s violent, cheeky 2012 book displays a true fan’s knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, the cinematic subgenre.
The genre that preys on the subconscious is more varied and interesting that it is frequently given credit for.
Michael Crummey talks fiction, Newfoundland, and landscape: “I had lived in Labrador for a while and I had the very real sense that this place could kill you.”
Jill Ciment‘s novel begins as a courtroom thriller, but transforms into a fraught examination of desire and culpability.
John Rechy’s 1963 debut novel is simultaneously a product of its time and somehow outside of time altogether.
Jung Young Moon’s novel eschews traditional notions of plot, character, and conflict in favour of a digressive dreamscape.
The American crime writer Don Winslow opened the 2019 Toronto International Festival of authors with an insightful conversation about writing, genre, and the U.S. war on drugs.