Monthly Archives: October 2015

The 12 Best Horror Books: Truly Terrifying Works of Fiction

Horror books just can’t seem to get respect. Lately, the literary-genre barrier has never been more porous. Big name literary writers like Kazuo Ishiguro and Salman Rushdie are writing genre books, while the National Book Foundation gives lifetime achievement awards to Elmore Leonard and Ursula K. Le Guin. And, yet, …

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It’s not a wedding without a Polish meat hut

click to enlarge Polish weddings require stamina. There you are flapping your way through the Chicken Dance when hunger strikes. Fortunately, you don’t have to rely on chocolate fountains and dried-out chicken marsala to make it through the night. Your power comes from ice-cold vodka and the delights …

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