Horror books

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The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror
Cosmogramma by Courttia Newland; The Love Makers by Aifric Campbell; The Second Shooter by Nick Mamatas; Dead Relatives by Lucie McKnight Hardy; and Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune

Lisa Tuttle

12, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Halloween shows us you can’t keep a good ghost down. And nor should you | Stephanie Merritt
The ghost story is enjoying a revival. No wonder – we’re hardly short of repressed fears to turn into fiction

Stephanie Merritt

31, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Chapter and curse: is the horror novel entering a golden age?
The writers responsible for today’s vengeful spirits, talking cats and haunted escape rooms discuss the genre’s startling rebound

Alison Flood

29, Oct, 2021 @10:05 AM

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Reprieve by James Han Mattson review – ‘horror shows who we are’
A murder in a grisly escape room is brilliantly described – but the violence of a bigoted society is where the true nightmares lurk

Sarah Ditum

20, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Terrifying Women: the trio of ‘horror fiends’ embracing stage fright
A new female-led festival aims to challenge the sexist tropes and subvert the narratives of scary theatre

Arifa Akbar

19, Oct, 2021 @6:41 PM

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Top 10 urban legends in literature | Gary Budden
Writers from Clive Barker to China Miéville and Mariana Enriquez show how city settings for uncanny fiction create a new kind of horror

Gary Budden

13, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup
Far From the Light of Heaven by Tade Thompson; The Cabinet by Un-su Kim; Femlandia by Christina Dalcher; When Things Get Dark edited by Ellen Datlow; The Workshop of Filthy Creation by Richard Gadz

Lisa Tuttle

08, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow review – butchered plotting, bloodless horror
A scrambled script and an over-reliance on dry ice leave this version of Sleepy Hollow tired and empty

Catherine Love

07, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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No One Gets Out Alive – a stylish Netflix immigration horror
A mostly impressive gothic chiller tells the story of an undocumented Mexican woman facing down sinister forces in Ohio

Benjamin Lee

29, Sep, 2021 @5:50 PM

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The best recent fantasy, horror and science fiction – review roundup
Dare to Know by James Kennedy; Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia; The Black Locomotive by Rian Hughes; Five Minds by Guy Morpuss; and AI 2041: Ten Visions for our Future by Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan

Lisa Tuttle

10, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The best recent science fiction, horror and fantasy – review roundup
Hollow by B Catling; The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix; Girl One by Sara Flannery Murphy; A Master of Djinn by P Djèlí Clark; and Too Near the Dead by Helen Grant

Lisa Tuttle

13, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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From Mary Shelley to Carmen Maria Machado, women have profoundly shaped horror | Danielle Binks
The genre gives us a collective frame of reference for our fears, so it’s no wonder women have created some of our most unsettling works of literature

Danielle Binks

12, Aug, 2021 @1:18 AM

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