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Archive for February 2014

New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft

A reader asked for more information about my next book, coming from Liveright in October. In a perfect world, I would have liked to annotate all of Lovecraft’s stories, numbering about 85. However, this would have made the work almost 2,000 pages and put it into a different price category. As a result, we decided…

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Update on new books

I’m very excited to see The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft up for pre-order on Amazon ( and IndieBound ( It won’t be published until October 13, 2014, but I love the cover designed by the brilliant folks at Liveright! We’re busy planning a tour–it will definitely include Providence, RI, with other cities to be determined–for…

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It’s Alive!

I’m really delighted to have signed a contract today with W. W. Norton’s new imprint Liveright Publishing for another book. I’ve been hoping for some time that I’d get to complete the trifecta of great Victorian icons and annotate Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s classic Frankenstein, and now it’s here! The New Annotated Frankenstein will appear in…

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