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Looking Into the Eyes of José Mojica Marins’ Coffin Joe

A retrospective of José Mojica Marins’ cult classic Coffin Joe films, widely considered to be an inspiration for Freddy Krueger. […]

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December 22, 2022 On Screen

How Agustina Bazterrica’s Tender Is the Flesh Warps Your Brain with Language

Agustina Bazterrica’s acclaimed dystopian novel masterfully uses the artificially neutral language of fascism to immerse the reader in the same moral dilemma as its characters. […]

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October 24, 2022 Books

Earthly Terrors: 9 International Novels of Translated Horror

A starter selection of nine amazing horror novels from around the world and recently translated into English to start you off right.  […]

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June 13, 2022 Books

Mariana Enriquez’s Stories Echo with the Shrieks of Women

In her short stories, Mariana Enriquez acts as a doula for the grotesque and ghoulish, ushering into the world visions of horrors enacted upon and by women. […]

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February 24, 2021 Books

Tales From the Backlist: In The Beast of Vaccarès, the Spirit of a Lonely Place

Jóusè d’Arbaud’s 1926 novella, now translated into English for the first time, is a classic of Provençal literature & a must-read for fans of Arthur Machen. […]

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November 12, 2020 Books