The lure of mystery and dread in Catholicism that attracted the fatalistic author.
In Jane and the Stillroom Maid, The Devonshires provide the emotional flourishes, Mr. Collins provides the comedy relief, and early-19th-century medicine the fascination that drives this increasingly dark murder mystery.
From January 6 to the 9th, fans and scholars of H.P. Lovecraft gathered in Phoenix to celebrate and discuss the horror writer's work and legacy.
Marketing e-readers is about marketing the way we read, about marketing an experience. And that’s where Barnes & Noble could win.
For every moment of brief tedium in Sandburg’s masterpiece, the master suddenly hits the reader with a scene or a moment that is breathtaking in its prose and cold, dispassionate observation of life during wartime.
In 3 words or less, what does "Freedom" mean to you? Let us know and you have a chance to win a signed copy of Jonathan Franzen's new book.
The settings may seem improbable, but I often fine science-fiction protagonists to be the most believable.
Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie offers his thoughts on gods, mythology, and stories.
An ongoing epic journey through the Mongol invasion of Europe, as seen only on your computer, tablet, or phone.
Stewart and Colbert highlight books that are either new and relevant to the news of the day or just plain fascinating in some way. The short, humorous conversations key in on the most interesting elements of the books, and the authors usually have just enough time to make their case and whet my appetite for more.