V. S. Naipaul vs. The World, Or Why I Vacuum

(image via Dreamstime) I’m vacuuming mad, thanks to V. S. Naipaul. You know, that kind of mad that impels you to vacuum at 11 pm? Nothing will do but the vigorous thrusting with the handle and the vicious roar of … Continue reading

Guest Review: The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Publisher: Penguin Classics, 182 pages Format: paperback Source: Guest review Hi Everyone, Today we are hearing from one of our dedicated readers, Allegra Johnson, who is offering her thoughts on a classic ghost … Continue reading

The Blob Monster

Hi, guys. My apologies. I know you have been anticipating the next installment of ghost novel reviews, which is now officially overdue. I was away all weekend at a family reunion in Squirrel, Idaho–beautiful, idyllic spot–and then arrived home with … Continue reading