Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Film On the Way
This is some news I wasn’t expecting at all. The 80’s/90’s horror book, Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark, will be converted into film soon. CBS Films has accepted a pitch by Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, the two writers responsible for Saw.
No word on who will direct, which of the stories will be included in the film, or really anything else right now, but this is exciting news, nonetheless.
(via Huffington Post)
finally all those ritual blood sacrifices i made came through
Here are three books that explore Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy in great detail.
a book about books - what could be more bookish? I love the cover design, haven’t read it though.
Check out A Nerd’s Guide to Reading for great book recommendations in (almost) every genre.
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s latest book Americanah has been listed by the New York Times as one the year’s best fiction novels, as selected by the publication’s editors of The New York Times Book Review.
Straying from Nigerian landscapes, as seen in her previous books, as suggested by the title of the book, the story centers around a young woman who moves to the United States for educational purposes - a common decision for many young Africans pursuing tertiary education opportunities, and her experiences with her multi-layered dual identities as she struggles aligning herself fully with each, and the allegiances that lie on either end.
YOU GUYS!! It’s ALIVE! The NPR Book Concierge is at your service — see what we’ve been working on the past few months, and more importantly, see our favorite books of 2013 in a fantastic new clickable searchable playable-with format.
(If you really, REALLY miss our lists, here’s why we decided to do something a little different this year)
Classic Horror Collection: Octavia Butler
I’m thankful for many things this Thanksgiving, and one of them is that I can finally hold a copy of HOLLOW CITY in my hands. It’s aliiiiiive!!!