Column by Peter Derk June 23, 2022
Summer is garbage for books and for life, but fall will come and save us all.
Column by Peter Derk
'Wraiths of The Broken Land' is easily the best thing I read this year. And the grossest.
Column by Peter Derk July 20, 2018
How could we pick a mere 85? But seriously, in honor of Mr. McCarthy's 85th birthday, a handful of facts, bits of trivia, and some tall tales about one of our favorite authors.
Column by Gabino Iglesias
If you're like me, books are tied to many things in your life. As we sit down this holiday season, I offer you ten books that, for a variety of reasons, make me feel thankful.
Column by Brian Allen Carr
A discussion of how writers take, steal and borrow content, and why.
Column by Max Booth III November 3, 2016
Just please don't bring it to a coffee shop.
Review by Max Booth III
What if Cormac McCarthy had written "Cannibal Holocaust"?
Column by Peter Derk June 2, 2016
Because we'll never get a book-to-movie on this one, Cormac McCarthy's 'Blood Meridian' versus Ben Nichols' 'The Last Pale Light In The West.'
News by Peter Derk May 6, 2016
There were a few hours today when the world believed the long-awaited 'Blood Meridian' movie was really happening. Those were a good few hours.
Column by Cath Murphy April 15, 2016
I'm sure Jesus was a really nice guy, but if I had the option, I'd rather spend an evening interrogating Adolf Hitler on his life choices.
Column by JS Breukelaar April 8, 2016
Great death scenes take you along for the ride but leave you short, alone, not quite dead yourself, but not quite as alive as you thought you were. Or maybe more so.
Column by JS Breukelaar January 29, 2016
Unearned sex scenes are hard to swallow. Here are five writers that get to the guts of what's at stake when we get naked.
News by Peter Derk
Cormac McCarthy's gives the world a peek at his newest novel.
Column by Ryan Peverly
Browse a bookshelf and chances are you'll find several titles that aren't exactly as they appear — books in costume, masquerading in one genre when they're really something else entirely.
Column by Christine J. Schmidt October 16, 2014
Find out what book goes best with your favorite caffeinated beverage.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky July 21, 2014
News by Sean May January 9, 2014
The ex-wife of Cormac McCarthy was arrested after having a heated argument with her boyfriend and pulling a gun out of a rather curious location.
News by Christopher Shultz August 29, 2013
The unstopable actor-turned-director gives us a glimpse of his Cormac McCarthy adaptation.
Column by Cath Murphy June 27, 2013
Pushing the boundaries is what good fiction does. But are there some lines we as writers should never cross?
Column by Kimberly Turner June 7, 2013
These characters will dazzle you with wit and charm, then destroy you without remorse. Meet literature's ten most disturbing sociopaths...
Column by Christopher Shultz April 16, 2013
As bookish people, writers will enjoy the variety, lively discussions, and opportunities for critical thinking that book clubs offer.
Column by Cath Murphy March 26, 2013
Contrast three writers on the same subject and what you end up with is not just interesting—what you end up with is inspiration.
Column by Kimberly Turner October 31, 2012
Nothing to fear but fear itself? What about dead things, evil dolls, darkness, madmen, water, spiders, and snakes? No matter what freaks you out, there's a book that'll scare the hell out of you.
Column by Jon Korn October 26, 2012
When better than this, the spookiest of all months, to examine 7 of the most memorable - and gruesome! - murders in literary history?
Column by Keith Rawson June 6, 2012
Keith Rawson introduces the uninitiated to the dark, emotionally complex world of "country" noir.