“Go to hell, Roberto” | Roberto Bolaño’s The Unknown University

Originally posted on Biblioklept:
The Unknown University, Roberto Bolaño’s poetry collection—his complete poems, a bilingual edition, lovely, beautiful, over 800 pages—has been shifted all over my messy house this past month, wedged into ad hoc shelves, even conspicuously, for a time, fatly weighing down another Bolaño text, The Insufferable Gaucho (which I’ve been reading in tandem with/against The Unknown University), swollen and warped…

A Children’s’ Fairy Tale

It’s a lovely illustrated fairy tale about children visiting the Moon fairies. Published in 1909 it has some beautiful illustrations: New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, [1909]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-11 [12-14] 15-296, eight inserted plates with color illustrations by Frank Watkins plus 30 black and white illustrations by Watkins throughout the text, original pictorial blueContinue reading “A Children’s’ Fairy Tale”

Literary Birthday – Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie was born 15 September 1890, and died 12 January 1976. Agatha Christie was a British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays. She is best remembered for her 66 detective novels featuring Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Her works include And Then There Were None, Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile. Christie is believedContinue reading “Literary Birthday – Agatha Christie”

Scifi Saturday

☕+👽= Coffee and scifi. What are you reading this weekend?  I’m back to the short story collection from Grindhouse Press, “Worst Laid Plains”.  So far my favorite story has been “Expertise” by Asher Ellis. #sciencesaturday #writingcommunity #SaturdayVibes #tourism #southernillinois #scifi #fantasy #library #homelibrary #coffee #Caffeine #horror #horrorfam #fiction #shortstories

Literary Birthday – Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was born 9 September 1828, and died 20 November 1910. Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer of novels, short stories, plays and essays.  He is best known for War and Peace, Anna Karenina, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich. His ideas on non-violent resistance, in such works as The Kingdom of God Is Within You, had an impact on MohandasContinue reading “Literary Birthday – Leo Tolstoy”

Chilling Chat: Episode #187 — MJ Preston

Originally posted on HorrorAddicts.net:
MJ Preston is a horror author and artist living in Canada. He has written about everything from native monsters hunting in modern-day, with his straight horror, The Equinox, to mind-controlling, bone-eating aliens, in the epic, Acadia Event, and now he’s taking you into the mind of the darkest monster of…