Edgar Allan Poe: 170 Octobers Ago

When Edgar Allan Poe died that long-ago night in October, 1849, he likely did not reckon that he would, in the twenty-first century, stand astride American literature like a darksome colossus. Whether it be psychological suspense, proto-cosmic horror, detective mysteries or proto-SFF/Lost World adventure, the Man From Baltimore got there first.

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Some of the Best Books Read in 2018

As the year draws to a close, it’s customary to reflect on the past twelve months in some way. 2018 isn’t quite over yet, but I thought I would take a look at a few of the best books I read this year, both new releases and old ones I’d never read before.

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