Books

Revisiting Bradbury’s ‘skin illustrations’

I've had a really hard time reading in the last month. I was tearing through books all spring and then I absolutely hit a wall. ...
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Ellen Klages on the ‘fantastic constructs’ of her magical San Francisco

[Ellen Klages has won her share of literary awards, but the biggest prize of all goes to the reader, who gets to explore the familiar, ...
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What Poe can teach us about the pandemic

But Prince Prospero was happy and dauntless and sagacious. When his dominions were half depopulated, he summoned to his presence a thousand hale and light-hearted ...
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‘Read me a story’: Libro.fm and the rise of the indie audiobook (review)

I love books, I love stories, and I love being read to. Growing up my parents read to us almost every night, and it's always ...
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Strange transits through “The Daylight Gate” (review)

The Daylight GateBy Jeanette WintersonGrove Press (2012) Buy this book via IndieBound Unfailingly dire, unflinchingly bloody, full of love and license, and brimming over with ...
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Let sleeping dogs lie: Gene Wolfe’s “The Fifth Head of Cerberus” (review)

Support indie booksellers and buy this book via IndieBound • Amazon users can buy this book as a trade paperback (Gollancz SF Masterworks edition) or ...
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