At the New Yorker, Paul La Farge writes about H. P. Lovecraft and poet, anthropologist and Lovecraft’s literary executor, Robert Barlow.
Foes & Families: Love & Friendship, Lady Susan, and How Jane Austen’s Victorian Family Built a Squeaky-Clean Celebrity Brand
To talk about the 2016 film Love & Friendship we have to tell the story of Lady Susan, the Jane Austen novella it’s based off of. At the time of Austen’s death, this early work was both unpublished and untitled. Thus changing the name for the film seems […]
Open Culture has a gallery of images of Salvador Dalí’s illustrations for Alice In Wonderland.
At Pornokitsch, friend of the Gutter Jared Shurin reads and reviews 31 self-published fantasy books to select a finalist. “The first step is to filter through the buffet of 301 books that have been sent my way. Although I’ll bring some fancy-shmancy grading criteria in later in the […]
Open Culture has an archive of 6,000 historical children’s books free for you to enjoy online! “Occupying a space somewhere between the purely didactic and the nonsensical, most children’s books published in the past few hundred years have attempted to find a line between the two poles, seeking […]
At Comics Beat, Heidi MacDonald talks about this week’s BookScan chart and the implications for comics. Plus, a lot more. “There is change in the air in comicbookland. It may be more than in the air…it may be in the streams, lakes and landfills, too. Maybe it’s here […]