Unless you have it, Dissociative Identity Disorder (previously referred to as Multiple Personality Disorder) probably isn’t what you think it is. Continue reading Alternatives to a Frozen Mouse – Review
Here are eight books by the incredible Lord Dunsany. If you haven’t read any of his work before, you should definitely give him a try. If you have read some before, perhaps you’ll discover some unknown pieces in this list. … Continue reading 8 Lord Dunsany Books
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M.R. James (b. 1862) is perhaps one of the most understated writers of odd ghost stories of all time. Many of his stories take place at Oxbridge and other places with a very English feel, reflecting the life of the author … Continue reading Montague Rhodes James
In 1990, when he illustrated the Discworld story, Eric, he not only shared cover credits with Pratchett but received a percentage of the royalties. Commissioned by Weekend Guardian in 1993, he produced portraits of Pratchett, including one tattooed with characters … Continue reading Josh Kirby – The Man With the Whole of the Discworld in His Head
Would anyone like to get involved in a collaborative project of some kind? I’m thinking of something that would involve visual artists, writers, poets…, possibly musicians and filmmakers? Let me know if you’d be interested in the comments below, along … Continue reading Collaborative Something-or-Other Anyone?
Nothing Is Strange by Mike Russell is free on Kindles today! Grab a copy 🙂 Continue reading Free Book Alert!
And a bonus comic strip: Happy reading everyone! Continue reading 5 Memes for Book Nerds
Spookiness and wit abound in this unhallowed tale of lust, madness and submarines. Continue reading The Satanic Bridegroom by Joe Gola
I’m not really sure what to say, as I would imagine most people who visit Examining the Odd have read some or all of Gaiman’s work! Since this book is a collection of short stories (and wonders!), I decided to randomly choose one of the pieces too. The chosen piece was The Fairy Reel, one of the “wonders”, since it is a poem rather than a short story. I’ve heard people liken this poem to a Keats ballad. Continue reading 3 Random Books from My Shelves