H. P. Lovecraft – Top 5 Facts

1 A Lot of Things You Love Were Influenced By Lovecraft HP Lovecraft is one of those writers that's so influential that they're almost ubiquitous, which is just pretentious-jerk speak for "you're totally familiar with his works, even if you're not familiar with the guy." For example, you've hard of Batman, right? If so, you … Continue reading H. P. Lovecraft – Top 5 Facts

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Montague Rhodes James

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 himself. James also catalogued medieval manuscripts (see below), for which he was well-respected during his … Continue reading Montague Rhodes James

10 Books Released in 2016 that I’m Looking Forward to Reading!

Here are some books already released this year which I'm looking forward to reading, along with links to reviews. When The Floods Came - by Clare Morrall A dystopian coming-of-age tale that doubles as a paean to the author’s home town. Review by Catherine Taylor - Financial Times 2. Radiance - by Catherynne M Valente Severin Unck's … Continue reading 10 Books Released in 2016 that I’m Looking Forward to Reading!