Modern H.P. Lovecraft fans are usually placed in an uncomfortable positon when talking about the influential pulp writer: love the atmosphere, comsic terror, and cephalodic monsters; bummed about the often overt racism and xenaphobia. Here are some modern takes on Lovecraft's mythos while also addressing some of the racial issues underlying the author's works.
Lucy's Book Mark
There's a new app out, Litsy, where readers can share their favorite books and find books too. Readers can add content to their page, three ways: a blub (short comment), quote from a book or reviews (300 characters). When viewing content in your feed, you can add a book to one of three stacks: read, to read, or currently reading. The app is only available for iOS.
Recently, President Obama shared his summer reading list which included Oprah Winfrey's Book Club pick, a psychological thriller, and a science fiction novel. How many have you read? Last year his list included the following: