The Haunting Of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson

Genre: Horror Publisher: Penguin Published: 1959 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Regardless of the quality of Jan (Speed) De Bont’s big-budget interpretation — a film I have not yet seen and probably never will — the hype surrounding The Haunting last year did …

Naked Lunch, by William S. Burroughs

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Grove/Atlantic Published: 1959 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? It’s a well-known fact that William S. Burroughs wrote Naked Lunch (the title refers to a frozen moment when everyone sees what’s on the end of every fork) whilst he was still …

The Gammage Cup, by Carol Kendall

Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Harcourt Published: 1959 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Have you read this book? A rising tide lifts all boats, they say. The rising tide caused by the phenomenal success of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books has indeed lifted the boats of many …