Books

Book launch: ‘Dangerous Visions and New Worlds: Radical Science Fiction, 1950-1955’

Our friends at PM Press have another socko book launch currently live on Kickstarter that we commend to your attention. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

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 ...