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Why Are We Attracted to Fictional Monsters?

One reader muses on exactly what is so appealing about monsters in fiction.

A Fine And Private Place: On Keeping Books to Yourself

Last week, I went to see Crimson Peak, the new film by Guillermo del Toro. I had been frothing at ...

Guillermo del Toro’s Favourite Books

Cult film director and horror expert Guillermo del Toro has only just joined Twitter but he’s already treating followers to ...

Whedon’s Shoes: Potential Directors for Marvel’s Infinity Wars

As Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron approaches, Joss Whedon may be nearing the end of his tenure piloting the massive ...

Test-Driving ReadQuick, A New Speed-Reading App

If there are two things I love outside of reading, it’s tea and fried chicken. If there are three things, ...

H.P. Lovecraft as Source Code

Today is the birthday of one H.P. Lovecraft, a pulp writer from the early part of the 20th century. There’s ...

Movie to Book Recommendation Engine: The Devil’s Backbone

Ohhh, you guys. You guys. I’m properly excited to talk about today’s film and the books that go with it. ...