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Read the Short Stories Behind Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities

If you, like me, spent the weekend squirming while watching Guillermo del Toro’s new anthology horror series, Cabinet of Curiosities, on Netflix, you might also have noticed that all the episodes but one start with a hat tip toward the author of the short story that inspired it. Read more

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Black Sunset: New Essential Horror Reads from the American West

Stories about the American West have always been rife with scares and horrors sure to delight and repulse even the most hardened of horror fans, from pulpy matinee fare like Billy the Kid Vs. Dracula to literary classics like Blood Meridian, but by taking what works and leaving what doesn’t, writers today are riding into the sunset with some of the most breathtaking and terrifying fiction in recent memory. Read more

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“Jawbone” by Mónica Ojeda

Interweaving pop culture references and horror concepts drawn from Herman Melville, H. P. Lovecraft, and anonymous “creepypastas,” Jawbone is an ominous, multivocal novel that explores the terror inherent in the pure potentiality of adolescence and the fine line between desire and fear. Read more

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In ‘Something More Than Night,’ Raymond Chandler and Boris Karloff are a winning crime-fighting duo

For more than 30 years, Britain’s Kim Newman has been producing thoroughly entertaining, startlingly original fiction. He has remained something of a cult figure on both sides of the Atlantic, but that situation could — and should — change with the publication of his immersive new horror thriller, “Something More Than Night.” Read more

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