The top 100 horror books ever written, chosen by some of the top names in in the business today. King, Barker, Gallagher, Lansdale, Simmons, McCammon, Pratchett are some of the authors mentioned.
Also valuable are write-ups on literary works not always acknowledged as horror, such as Kingsley Amis's The Green Man, Jerzy Kosinski's The Painted Bird, and John Gardner's Grendel. And the write-ups offer a fascinating peek into the minds of the contributors, who include just about all the top horror writers of the'60s-'80s. This 10th anniversary edition makes no changes in the list of 100 books, but updates the entries and includes a 9-page reading list of titles from 458 B.C. to 1997. --Fiona Webster --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.