Revival (2014) by Stephen King

Stephen King's Revival

Reverend Charles Jacobs is a man that has lost his faith. Jamie Morton is a young boy finding his way in the world. Their first meeting was marked by tragedy and a miracle. Over fifty years of history they will encounter each other as both rivals and allies in a quest that will probe the […]


Genre: Horror, Weird fiction

Authority by Jeff Vandermeer

Book Two of the Southern Reach Trilogy Farrar, Straus and Giroux Originals 340 pages $15.00 Authority begins with John Rodriguez, or Control as he names himself, taking over a directorship at the Southern Reach–the shadowy quasi-military organization nominally “in charge” of Area X. While it is perhaps a little too easy to see where this […]


Genre: Adventure, Alien Contact, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Weird fiction
Series: Southern Reach Trilogy |

Ice by Anna Kavan

Peter Owen Modern Classics with foreword by Christopher Priest 2006 158 pages. Ice (written in 1967, five years after Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring) is the sort of speculative fiction that truly lives up the label of slip-stream. It is at once a modernist novel in tone and character, a post-modern novel in terms of narrative […]


Genre: apocalyptic, Weird fiction

Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

  Book 1 of the Southern Reach Trilogy FSG 200 pages. The idea of différance posits that the differences between language and phenomena are not fixed and binary, but rather mutable, shifting, and entangled…an idea that insists upon the principle of difficulty and provision. While this idea resides most often in post-structuralist philosophy and linguistics, it does […]


Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Weird fiction
Series: Southern Reach Trilogy |
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