The Turn of the Screw

January 26, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 1

I started reading Henry James’ 1898 novel The Turn of the Screw with some awareness of the book’s reputation of having an ambiguous narrative: the young governess’s story could be read […]

The Red Tree

August 1, 2017 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Caitlín R. Kiernan’s The Red Tree is a dizzying weird gothic novel that chronicles the final months of a writer named Sarah Crowe as she grieves for […]

On Urban Fantasy

February 23, 2017 Lucy A. Snyder 1

On several occasions, I’ve heard readers bemoaning the comparatively small number of horror novels being released by major publishers. But the horror is out there; […]