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  • The vampire's allure

    The vampire's allure
    Anne Rice hasn’t written about vampires in almost a decade. But for many fans, she remains the authority on the undead. So when she made an appearance at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, a gathering of comic, fantasy and science fiction...
  • Vampire literature

    Vampire literature
    Sink your teeth into this lit Vampire folklore dates back 3,000 years, with the oldest myths coming out of Mesopotamia, though cultures from ancient Egypt to China had stories of creatures...
  • Graphic novels: our favorites

    Graphic novels: our favorites
    "Maus" by Art Spiegelman Merely recalling the title tears my guts out. Art Speigelman’s Holocaust narrative “Maus” justly won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Drawn with intensity, the graphic text depicts anthropomorphized mice —...
  • 'The Vampire Archives,' edited by Otto Penzler

    'The Vampire Archives,' edited by Otto Penzler
    The Vampire Archives The Most Complete Volume of Vampire Tales Ever Published Edited and with an Introduction by Otto Penzler Vintage: 1034 pp., $25 paper "You have heard, no doubt, of the appalling superstition that prevails in Upper and Lower...
  • 'Dracula: The Un-Dead' by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt

    'Dracula: The Un-Dead' by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt
    Dracula The Un-Dead Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt Dutton: 424 pp., $26.95 The ending of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" (1897) has long troubled readers. Professor Abraham Van Helsing, the Dutch expert on the supernatural, repeatedly admonishes his band of...
  • 'A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families' by Michael Holroyd

    'A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families' by Michael Holroyd
    When Michael Holroyd takes on a subject, you know his sweep will be wide. This is not to say that he forfeits depth -- far from it -- but rather that he puts things in the fullest possible context. His groundbreaking biography of Lytton Strachey more than...
  • 'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others

    'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others
    It was Tuesday, May 30, 1922, the day of the dedication of the solemn and splendid memorial to Abraham Lincoln in Washington, and the ceremony on the Mall featured speeches by President Warren Harding and Chief Justice William Howard Taft. The most...
  • 'Plan 9' and other sci-fi memorabilia go on the auction block

    'Plan 9' and other sci-fi memorabilia go on the auction block
    He always vowed that he wouldn't die unless he could take it with him. But now that Forrest J Ackerman really is gone, the grand old man of science fiction's memorabilia collection is on the auction block. Thousands of items, including the Count Dracula...
  • October festivals in the West and beyond

    If you're a fall season traveler and heading out in October, you may want to drop in on one of these festivals in the West and beyond. Minot, North Dakota September 30-October 4 Norsk Høstfest North America's biggest Scandinavian festival, in its 30th...
  • Anthony Hopkins on the secret of his spooky success: 'I like to act like a submarine'

     
    Anthony Hopkins is back in scary-movie mode with "The Wolfman" and the actor who was once voted the best villain in film history says he's not really sure why he has become an icon in shadowy genres of cinema. "I......
  • Mark Twain meets Super Mario on Nintendo's e-reader game player

     
    Three months after debuting in England, Nintendo's Classic Books pack is coming to America. The set will include 100 classic works of literature, including books by Mark Twain, William Shakespeare, Bram Stoker and Arthur Conan Doyle. Another new...