Claire Cronin shares a reading list to celebrate BLUE LIGHT OF THE SCREEN.
Tags: Arthur Machen, Blue Light of the Screen, Books of Blood, Claire Cronin, Clive Barker, Cold Hand in Mine, Daphne du Maurier, Dark Water, Don't Look Now, Emily Carroll, ghost stories, Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Glimpses of the Unknown, guy de maupassant, In a Glass Darkly, Japanese Ghost Stories, Julia Gfrörer, Koji Suzuki, Lafcadio Hearn, M. R. James, Mariana Enriquez, Mike Ashley, Robert Aickman, Sheridan Le Fanu, silvina ocampo, The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories, The Horla, Things We Lost in the Fire, Through the Woods, Thus Were Their Faces, vision, What to Read When
Danzy Senna discusses
New People, inhabiting her characters without judging them, playing with the reality and surreality of identity, and pushing against traditional story arcs. ...more
Tags: 1990s, A Separation, bell hooks, biracial, Book Club, Book clubs, Brooklyn, Camus, Chameleon Street, cults, Danzy Senna, Disgrace, Don't Look Now, Dostoyevsky, Giovanni's Room, hip-hop, horror, James Baldwin, Jonestown, Katie Kitamura, Luther Vandross, lydia davis, Marisa Siegel, mary gaitskill, matthew klam, motherhood, New People, Peoples Temple, Quicksand and Passing, race, Repulsion, Roman Polanski, Rumpus Book Club, Safe, the stranger, the talented mr. ripley, The Tenant, thrillers, Todd Haynes, Toni Morrison, Who Is Rich?
Years ago I happened upon a series of arresting images on cable. There was a young Mick Jagger cavorting in a bath tub with two svelte beauties. A child wearing a fake mustache. A still image of Jorge Luis Borges rising out of a gunshot wound to the head.
Tags: Anita Pallenberg, Art Garfunkel, Bad Timing, david bowie, Don't Look Now, Donald Cammell, Donald Sutherland, Jorge Luis Borges, Kiefer Sutherland, Mick Jagger, Nicolas Roeg, Performance, Ryan Boudinot, the eyeball, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Walkabout