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A quick and dirty guide to the Matt Ruff oeuvre, or, what to read after you’ve read Lovecraft Country

I’ve gotten a number of requests from readers who’ve finished Lovecraft Country and want to know which of my novels they should try next. Because my books are so different from one another, this is always a tough question to … Continue reading

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For All Nerds

Last week I was a guest on the For All Nerds podcast with Tatiana King and DJ Benhameen, talking about Lovecraft Country (my appearance starts at the 33:30 mark). This was my second visit to the ‘cast—I was previously a … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country: Sanctum

It seems like years ago now, but back in March I published a new novel, 88 Names, that is set largely in virtual reality (you can read more about the book here and listen to the official podcast here). My … Continue reading

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#5

It was only a couple of days ago that I gently corrected an interviewer who’d referred to Lovecraft Country as a bestseller. Although sales of the novel had increased significantly since the premiere of the HBO series, so far as … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country tie-in edition drops today

Today is the on-sale date for the TV tie-in edition of Lovecraft Country. It’s the same text as the original Harper Perennial paperback edition (including the P.S. section at the back), but with a sexy new cover and a new … Continue reading

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Friday read: Sundown Towns

Watching the online reaction to Lovecraft Country‘s pilot episode this week, I’ve seen a number of viewers mention that this is the first time they’ve ever heard of the concept of a sundown town. So I thought I’d re-up my … Continue reading

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Couldn’t have asked for better

Last night some friends of ours set up a projection screen and sound system in their yard so we could have a socially distanced group viewing of the Lovecraft Country premiere. Lisa and I had already gotten a sneak preview … Continue reading

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Tonight!

…and just a reminder that the Ask the Author feature on my Goodreads profile page will be live after the show.

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Ask the author on Goodreads after Sunday’s Lovecraft Country premiere

The HBO series premiere of Lovecraft Country is just three days away now. Starting Sunday night, and continuing throughout the series’ first season run, the Ask the Author feature on my Goodreads profile page will be switched on. So if … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Binge-watch: The Call of Cthulhu and the Laplace’s Demon

This post is #3 of a series. In “The Call of Cthulhu,” Lovecraft introduced his most famous monster, an alien god with the body of a dragon and a head shaped like a giant squid. Cthulhu currently waits, dead and … Continue reading

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