Released today, by Crystal Lake Publishing, my Guide 150 EXQUISITE HORROR BOOKS - Essential Guide to the Best 150 Books of Contemporary Horror Fiction.
Compiled and edited by the Bram Stoker Award-winning author Alessandro Manzetti, this is a guide to the best 150 books of modern horror, weird, and dark fantasy fiction (single author novels, novellas, and collections of short stories) published between 1986 and 2020.
This captivating book includes publication details, reading notes and ratings for each work, as well as top-ten lists contributed by well-known writers, editors, critics, and essayists, including: Joe R. Lansdale, Ramsey Campbell, John Skipp, Ellen Datlow, Stephen Jones, Linda D. Addison, Jack Bantry, David Barnett, Mort Castle, Randy Chandler, Brian Evenson, Owl Goingback, Eric J. Guignard, Paula Guran, Grady Hendrix, Kate Jonez, S.T. Joshi, Edward Lee, RC Matheson, Lisa Morton, Steve Rasnic Tem, David J. Schow, Craig Spector, Angela Yuriko Smith, Dacre Stoker, Lucy Taylor
This guide is an essential resource for readers and fans of 20th century horror and supernatural books, in a modern and easy-to-read format, to discover the best books of the horror genre.
The most read guide in hell is finally here. Come dive into 150 books of must-read horror.
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“Manzetti has poured his love of contemporary horror into creating an exciting, new reference guide with the input of authors, editors and other professionals in the field. This book is an indispensable and enjoyable resource for any reader or creator of dark fiction and a perfect gift for yourself and others.”
—Linda D. Addison, award-winning author, HWA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and SFPA Grand Master.
"An essential reference for any extreme horror fan."
—Brian Keene, Two-Time Bram Stoker Award Winner, author of 'The Rising' and 'The Seven'
“Caveat: This beguiling horror primer from insider Alessandro Manzetti, will have you reaching for your wallet. Including insights from the genre’s best-known crypt-keepers, 150 Exquisite Horror Books is a must-have resource for connoisseurs of contemporary horror.”
—Lee Murray, double Bram Stoker Award®-winner and author of 'Grotesque: Monster Stories'
"A must read for fans of horror and dark fantasy and a tribute to the world of macabre fiction."
—Lucy Taylor, Bram Stoker Award®-winner and author of 'The Safety of Unknown Cities' and 'Dancing With Demons'
Ellen Datlow revealed the Honorable Mentions from her 'The Best Horror of the Year Volume 13' (out November 16th), including the reprint of my poem Bloody Rhapsody (from the collection Whitechapel Rhapsody).
I'm happy to see among the Honorable Mentions my poem From Hell (again from the collection Whitechapel Rhapsody)
Honorable Mentions Full List
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Released today 'Professor Charlatan Bardot's Travel Anthology to the Most (Fictional) Haunted Buildings in the Weird, Wild Word, including my new tiny story 'THE HOUSE OF STRAWBERRIES'
Out Today from Dark Moon Books the anthology PROFESSOR CHARLATAN BARDOT’S TRAVEL ANTHOLOGY TO THE MOST (FICTIONAL) HAUNTED BUILDINGS IN THE WEIRD, WILD WORLD (2021 EDITION) edited by Eric J. Guignard, including my new tiny story “The House of Strawberries” and works by Ramsey Campbell, Joe R. Lansdale, Poppy Z. Brite, Lisa Morton, Cody Goodfellow, Weston Ochse, Thersa Matsuura, Lee Murray, Rena Mason, Angela Slatter, Christina Sng, Kaaron Warren, Norman Prentiss, Simon Strantzas, and many others.
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Disponibile sullo store online di Independent Legions (a prezzo scontato) e Amazon l'antologia BRUTAL contenente novelette e cinque racconti horror e slasher brutali, tra epidemie di violenza, psicopatici e maniaci, prostitute zombie, tra i quali due delle opere di genere più disturbanti e controverse di tutti i tempi.
Il volume include il mio racconto inedito Salomè, insieme ai racconti: I Fagioli Magici di Jack (Jack's Magic Beans) di Brian Keene, Mister Torso (Mister Torso) di Edward Lee, Donne (Making the Woman) di Lucy Taylor, Sei Quello Che Mangi (Eric the Pie) di Graham Masterton e La Ragazza Larva nella Prigione delle Donne Morte di Edward Lee.
Illustrazione di copertina di Luke Spooner, Edizione Hardcover (copertina rigida), Collana Necros, 130 pagine.
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In uscita a Settembre 2022 l'Edizione Extra Limited del nuovo romanzo NARAKA 2 - Rebels, sequel di 'Naraka' (ESAURITO)
In uscita a Dicembre 2022 Perifernalia - 11 Incubi nei Quartieri Estremi della Roma Cronica (con Paolo Di Orazio.
Disponibile in libreria, per Cut Up Publishing, e su Amazon, la mia 'Guida ai Migliori 150 Libri Horror (1986-2020)'
My poems Bloody Rhapsody (form Whitechapel Rhapsody collection) has been reprinted in Ellen Datlow's The Best Horror of the Year Vol 13 (Night Shade Books)
HWA Announced the 2020 Bram Stoker Awards® Final Ballot; two of my works have been nominated: HER LIFE MATTERS (Graphic Novel) and WHITECHAPEL RHAPSODY (poetry collection)
Released the graphic novel HER LIFE MATTERS, written by Stefano Cardoselli and me, for sale at Amazon
Lastest Awards, Nominations and Mentions
Dancing with Maria's Ghost and The Inhabitant of the Lake on the 2021 Bram Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot
My poetry collection Whitechapel Rhapsody has been nominated for the 2021 SFPA Elgin Award (Best Book category)
Ellen Datlow's The Best Horror of the Year Volume 12: Honorable Mention to 'The Place of Broken Things'
My dark poetry collection THE PLACE OF BROKEN THINGS, written in collaboration wih Linda D. Addison, has won the 2019 Bram Stoker Awards.
My poetry collection WAR (Crystal Lake Publishing), written in collaboration with Marge Simon, has won the 2019 SFPA Elgin Award.
Ultime Uscite (ITA)
Disponibile in libreria e su Amazon, per Cut Up Publishing', 'Guida ai Migliori 150 Libri Horror' (1986-2020)
Disponibile sullo Store Independent Legions la mia nuova raccolta di poesie dark Rapsodia Whitechapel.
Disponibile sullo Store Independent Legions la graphic novel L'ORRORE A RED HOOK, da me sceneggiata, e illustrata da Stefano Cardoselli
Disponibile in libreria e su Amazon, per Cut Up Pubishing, il nuovo romanzo dark thriller IL CUSTODE DI CHERNOBYL
Disponibile sullo Store dell'editore e su Amazon (in digitale) la Graphic Novel CALCUTTA HORROR, tratta da un racconto di Poppy Z. Brite, scritta e sceneggiata da me, illustrata da Stefano Cardoselli.
Latest Releases (ENG)
For sale at Amazon the dark poetry collection DANCING WITH MARIA'S GHOST - DArk Encounters with the Ghost of Maria Callas
For sale at Amazon the graphic novel (scripted by me and based on a story by Ramsey Campbell) THE INHABITANT OF THE LAKE
For sale at Amazon my new short story collection in English THE RADIOACTIVE BRIDE (Necro Publications)
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Released by Omnium Gatherum my new dark thriller/Sci-Fi novella in English THE KEEPER OF CHERNOBYL. The book is for sale at Amazon
Released by Crystal Lake Publishing my new dark poetry collection THE PLACE OF BROKEN THINGS, written in collaborations with Linda D. Addison. Available at Amazon
Latest Reviews (in English)
NARAKA Bizzarre Video Review by B.L.U.R.B.
Ultime Recensioni (Italiano)
David Cowen interviewed Linda D. Addison and me, on Horror Writers Association Website, about our collab poetry collection The Place of Broken Things.
Pubblicazioni come Editor