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James William Loewen (1942-2021)

Professor James W. Loewen, the author of Sundown Towns, has died at the age of 79. I was introduced to Loewen’s work through his 1995 bestseller Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. But it … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country earns 18 Emmy nominations

Per the official Emmys website (complete nominations list): Outstanding Drama Series — Lovecraft Country Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series — Misha Green for episode 1, “Sundown” Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series — Jonathan Majors as Atticus Freeman … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago today

Today marks the hundredth anniversary of the invasion and burning of the Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma by an army of white citizens who had been frustrated in their attempt to lynch a black man the night before. By the … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country at the Golden Globes tonight

The Golden Globe Awards ceremony starts this evening at 5 PM Pacific, and Lovecraft Country is nominated in the Best Television Series — Drama category. I’m told it’s a long shot — we’re up against The Crown, and the lack … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country nominated for the Readers’ Choice Book Awards in Poland

In another bit of translation related news, the Polish edition of Lovecraft Country has been nominated as Best Horror Book of 2020 for the Readers’ Choice Book Awards in Poland (which, as I understand it, is their equivalent of the … Continue reading

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Hello, South Korea!

Just arrived in the mail, my complimentary author copies of the Korean-language edition of Lovecraft Country. The publisher is EunHaeng NaMu Publishing and the translator is Seulgi So (소슬기). There are a number of other recent translations that have not … Continue reading

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In one month…

The trade paperback edition of 88 Names will be published on March 16. The paperback is available for preorder, but if you’d rather not wait, you can get the hardcover, ebook, audiobook, or large print editions right now. To celebrate … Continue reading

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Call of the Dreamlands

Back in the Before Time, when booksellers and authors could hang out in enclosed spaces without wearing masks, Phil Bevis of Chatwin Books asked if I’d write an introduction to an H.P. Lovecraft collection he was planning on publishing. The … Continue reading

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2020: the good parts version

Weird year. On the one hand, 2020 has been the high point of my career—Thanks, HBO! Thanks, New York Times bestseller list!—but on the other hand, yeah, it was still 2o2o. Despite social media’s constant attempts to convince me otherwise, … Continue reading

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So much for the Fourth Reich

Like many of you, I spent last week watching election returns and reading silly hot takes about What It All Means. (My favorite, so far, is Jonathan Chait’s assertion in New York Magazine that “America, by and large, never wanted … Continue reading

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