Books

I’m not sure how they pulled it off, but the New York Times managed to get Alan Moore, you know the famously grumpy but amazingly talented writer of graphic novels such as…


An anthology is in early development over at Modern Mythology, exploring the conundrums of identity, persona and presentation in the arts through the lives of four unique figures: Yukio Mishima, David Bowie, Hunter S. Thompson, and Aleister Crowley. It will be open for submissions in 2017, but we have asked writers to start pitching now.








Contagion, poison and trigger. The idea that books are dangerous has a long history, and holds a kernel of truth, says Frank Furedi at Aeon: At universities around the world, students are…



The paperback edition of Peter Bebergal’s book Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll is out today. To celebrate we’re republishing our exclusive interview with Peter: Disinformation: You seem to struggle somewhat…



It’s Banned Books Week and needless to say we recommend you read all of the titles on the ALA’s list: This year the theme of Banned Books Week is Young Adult* fiction….






Boredom is a serious subject (just ask Albert Nerenberg, director of the decidedly not boring documentary Boredom). The New York Times Sunday Book Review looks at the literary uses of boredom, starting…