by Christopher O’Halloran (@Burgleinfernal) Poll the average HOWLer and you’ll get the same opinion: the world is a dumpster fire. Many find it hard to point at the marvels around us without being overwhelmed by the constant injustices going on every day. Whether that’s the mistreatment of minority populations by both authority figures and fellow… Continue reading Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
by ghazal ghaffari (@ghazal) One of the most important books from Iran, and Hedayat’s magnum opus. This brilliant book is the literary manifestation of a fever dream. Hedayat leads us through the non-linear story of an unnamed narrator, plagued by death and murderous intentions. A wildly unconventional piece of literature, with subtle plays on the… Continue reading Boof-e Koor (The Blind Owl) by Sadegh Hedayat
by Molly Collins (@History Bot) We all know vampires. They hate garlic, they can’t cross moving water, the sun burns them, they’ve got to hang out in their coffins pretty regularly, they suck blood, and they live for a long, long time. This week over at HOWL Society, we read a book that sticks to… Continue reading The Gilda Stories by Jewelle L. Gómez
by Amanda Nevada DeMel (@shtuff4avacadoes) The Tribe is a unique horror novel. It’s not a gross-out horror and it doesn’t have a continuous stream of terrors. What differentiates it from other quiet horrors is the emphasis on the Jewish way of life. Taking place in the early 1980s, memories (and survivors) of the Holocaust are… Continue reading The Tribe by Bari Wood
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